Average Bench: 28.5% (781st of 1015)

Based on 1,613 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK2565GSX

Very poor average bench

The Toshiba MK2565GSX 250GB averaged 71.5% 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 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.37MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK2565GSX 250GB is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK2565GSX 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 23.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 49.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,613 samples)
Min Avg Max
10.1 Read 49.6 69.5
16.4 Write 50.7 70.7
8.63 Mixed 23.5 40
24.5 SusWrite 49.4 70.8
31.6% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.37 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
97.4% 0.76 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free
Firmware: GJ002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 68 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 66.4
Write 68.1
Mixed 28
SusWrite 67.1
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: GJ002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 59 60 59 59 60 MB/s
Read 48.2
Write 49.7
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 59.2
32% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: GJ003A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 54 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 52.8
Write 55.2
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 53.9
34% 46.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ002J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 35 31 37 41 41 MB/s
Read 48
Write 53.3
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 38.1
29% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
87% 0.73 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 49 47 40 49 44 MB/s
Read 35.2
Write 59.3
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 44.9
28% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ003A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 36 35 39 31 26 MB/s
Read 36.1
Write 49.7
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 35.5
26% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.6 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GJ00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 49 53 64 68 56 MB/s
Read 5.7
Write 9.5
Mixed 3.7
SusWrite 49.3
12% 17 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,947,878 HDDs tested.

Typical MK2565GSX 250GB Builds (Compare 230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite C655

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $198

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