Average Bench: 32.7% (661st of 1015)

Based on 2,763 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK3276GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB averaged 67.3% 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 0.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.34MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MK3276GSX 320GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 53.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,763 samples)
Min Avg Max
13.2 Read 59.8 83.3
16.5 Write 58.5 83.3
10.9 Mixed 22.8 46.5
18.2 SusWrite 53.9 82.2
35.5% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.4 0.5
0.4 4K Write 1.34 1.8
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.7
96.6% 0.74 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 80.2
Write 78.5
Mixed 18.8
SusWrite 83.6
47% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.9 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 65 66 66 66 MB/s
Read 73
Write 73.7
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 65.5
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 73 73 73 73 71 MB/s
Read 62.8
Write 63
Mixed 19
SusWrite 72.4
39% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.9 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 32 44 56 65 66 MB/s
Read 64.7
Write 57
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 47.5
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
95% 0.67 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 24 19 22 39 MB/s
Read 65.6
Write 61.8
Mixed 22.7
SusWrite 29.5
33% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.87 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS101X
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 43 39 45 46 47 MB/s
Read 51.8
Write 30
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 42.7
26% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 33 34 26 45 42 MB/s
Read 52.8
Write 48.8
Mixed 23.5
SusWrite 36.3
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.73 MB/s
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Typical MK3276GSX 320GB Builds (Compare 12,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $290

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Excellent

20 months ago.

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


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