Average Bench: 31.6% (681st of 1015)

Based on 3,378 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3276GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB averaged 68.3% 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 0.49MB/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 33.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 21.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 51.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,378 samples)
Min Avg Max
18 Read 58.1 82.9
16 Write 56.7 82.4
12.2 Mixed 21.6 38.9
19.1 SusWrite 51.9 83.4
34.3% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.5 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.49 0.6
95% 0.73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 83 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 83
Write 84
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 83.3
49% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 82 82 82 81 MB/s
Read 78.3
Write 74.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 81.1
52% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 28 69 74 70 71 MB/s
Read 86.4
Write 83.4
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 58.8
45% 62 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 28 28 26 14 MB/s
Read 82
Write 64.1
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 24.7
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.37 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 46 35 50 52 54 MB/s
Read 48.3
Write 38.8
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 46.8
26% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
103% 0.77 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 43 50 46 50 MB/s
Read 44.5
Write 59.2
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 43
30% 41.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.67 MB/s
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Typical MK3276GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 4,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $258

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Bad but if you defragmetier it it is better then an good SSD


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