Average Bench: 32.4% (671st of 1015)

Based on 2,581 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3276GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB averaged 67.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.33MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,581 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.3 Read 59.4 83.6
17.8 Write 58.5 83.2
11.4 Mixed 22.7 45.8
18.9 SusWrite 53.3 81.9
35.3% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.49 0.7
95.9% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 68 59 66 71 71 MB/s
Read 79.2
Write 69.1
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 66
43% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
107% 0.77 MB/s
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 55 42 61 44 48 MB/s
Read 64.5
Write 72.5
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 54.1
39% 53.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.8 7.5 10 9.8 11 13 MB/s
Read 14.3
Write 22.7
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 10.2
10% 14.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 0.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,706,640 HDDs tested.


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Typical MK3276GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 11,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
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Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 16%

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $291

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