Average Bench: 32.1% (685th of 1015)

Based on 1,914 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3276GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB averaged 67.8% 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 1.33MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.1MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,914 samples)
Min Avg Max
14.7 Read 58.6 82.6
16.1 Write 57.9 83
11.5 Mixed 22.8 45.5
19.3 SusWrite 53.1 81.2
35% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.33 1.8
0.2 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
96.8% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 72 74 76 79 81 MB/s
Read 81.8
Write 78.3
Mixed 22
SusWrite 77
47% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: GS002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 70 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 84.7
Write 75.8
Mixed 19.3
SusWrite 71.3
45% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 54 63 70 74 73 MB/s
Read 64.9
Write 70.3
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 67.7
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 59 60 64 63 64 MB/s
Read 67.5
Write 70
Mixed 21.3
SusWrite 60.5
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 64 51 61 62 68 MB/s
Read 68.2
Write 63.7
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 59.8
43% 58.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 49 35 47 48 67 MB/s
Read 73
Write 75
Mixed 19
SusWrite 48
39% 53.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 40 39 43 55 50 MB/s
Read 49.4
Write 45.9
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 44.4
32% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Read 43.8
Write 45.2
Mixed 30.6
SusWrite 42.9
30% 40.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 12 23 17 15 19 MB/s
Read 12
Write 15.8
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 16.2
10% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
58% 0.3 MB/s
1,914 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,628,984 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $197 mins
Send price feedback
Typical MK3276GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 9,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $240

Popular MK3276GSX 320GB systems:

How Fast Is Your HDD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Hard Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2019 HDD Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current cost per GB to yield value for money. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top HDDs. [HDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Your
opinion?
1015 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different HDDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $144Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback