Average Bench: 30.9% (714th of 1015)

Based on 2,308 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3275GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3275GSX 320GB averaged 69.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3275GSX 320GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3275GSX 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 50.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,308 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.5 Read 56.5 82.5
10.5 Write 55.3 83.5
9.4 Mixed 21.1 44
16 SusWrite 50.9 80.7
33.5% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.36 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.48 0.7
92.7% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 88
Write 81
Mixed 19
SusWrite 88.5
50% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 84 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 71.4
Write 76
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 83.3
45% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 30 47 63 60 MB/s
Read 71
Write 69.5
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 46.9
37% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 61 61 55 43 66 MB/s
Read 36.4
Write 50.1
Mixed 19
SusWrite 57
30% 40.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
79% 0.47 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 28 26 29 42 38 MB/s
Read 23.5
Write 25.3
Mixed 20.1
SusWrite 33.6
19% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 0.47 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 35 27 21 26 MB/s
Read 16.3
Write 20.7
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 22.6
14% 18.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 0.33 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GT00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 18 12 13 14 12 MB/s
Read 11.6
Write 11.3
Mixed 10.8
SusWrite 14
9% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,991,271 HDDs tested.

Typical MK3275GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 1,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba SATELLITE C660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $232

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