Average Bench: 34.7% (602nd of 1015)

Based on 2,165 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK5065GSXF

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK5065GSXF 500GB averaged 65.3% 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 0.52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.48MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK5065GSXF 500GB is 29.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK5065GSXF 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 27MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 59MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,165 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.8 Read 61 79
28.4 Write 59 77
15.6 Mixed 27 42.4
21.3 SusWrite 59.5 79.7
37.7% 51.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.42 0.5
0.8 4K Write 1.48 1.7
0.4 4K Mixed 0.52 0.6
102% 0.81 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
364GB free
Firmware: GV108B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 72 75 76 71 75 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 70.7
Mixed 18.9
SusWrite 73
42% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.4
91% 0.8 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: GV108B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 74 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 68.3
Write 68
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 73.8
42% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: GV108B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 68 69 70 69 MB/s
Read 57.2
Write 60.8
Mixed 20
SusWrite 69
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: GP005B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 34 35 35 35 MB/s
Read 44.3
Write 42.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 34.8
28% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.8 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: GP005B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 35 35 35 35 MB/s
Read 43.3
Write 41.2
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 34.8
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GP006B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 22 19 20 24 9.8 MB/s
Read 17.5
Write 24.2
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 19.5
15% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 0.33 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,779,069 HDDs tested.

Typical MK5065GSXF 500GB Builds (Compare 830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacBookPro9,2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $310

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