Average Bench: 32.1% (685th of 1015)

Based on 2,138 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3276GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB averaged 67.9% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB is 34.6%. 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 22.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.9 Read 58.7 83.1
15.7 Write 58 83.3
11.2 Mixed 22.7 45.6
19.4 SusWrite 53 82.4
35% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.32 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
96.5% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 82 83 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 90.5
Write 85.5
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 82
50% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 77 77 77 78 78 MB/s
Read 77.7
Write 76
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 76.9
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 53 53 53 58 58 MB/s
Read 80
Write 75.7
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 55.2
42% 57.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 35 49 54 53 44 MB/s
Read 77.3
Write 63
Mixed 19
SusWrite 45.8
37% 51.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.93 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: GS002X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 39 74 42 10 18 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 76
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 39.5
43% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 67 58 70 72 73 MB/s
Read 39.8
Write 44.1
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 64.4
31% 42.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 34 47 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 58.5
Write 50.5
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 45.2
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.7 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 24 22 31 28 31 MB/s
Read 67.6
Write 54
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 26.8
32% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.27 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 23 36 40 41 30 MB/s
Read 49.5
Write 30.5
Mixed 12.3
SusWrite 33
23% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.6 MB/s
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Typical MK3276GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 10,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $316

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Excellent

15 months ago.

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


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