Average Bench: 32.8% (655th of 1015)

Based on 2,360 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK6476GSX

Poor average bench

The Toshiba MK6476GSX 640GB averaged 67.1% 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 1.21MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK6476GSX 640GB is 34.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK6476GSX 640GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 20.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 54.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.9 Read 59.5 83
19.5 Write 58.4 82.8
13 Mixed 20.4 37.3
20.7 SusWrite 54.8 81.7
35.1% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.39 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.21 1.7
0.1 4K Mixed 0.5 0.6
94.2% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
583GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 82 83 83 84 83 MB/s
Read 82
Write 78.8
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 83.1
48% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.9 MB/s
583GB free
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 83 83 84 83 MB/s
Read 79
Write 75.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 82.8
46% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 64 63 65 66 65 MB/s
Read 84.8
Write 85.3
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 64.3
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
523GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GS001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 66 56 73 74 73 MB/s
Read 78.1
Write 71
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 65.2
42% 58.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.87 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 64 64 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 47
Write 44
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 63.4
31% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: GS001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 35 32 33 20 19 MB/s
Read 48
Write 29.8
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 27
22% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0
24% 0.27 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: GS001M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 31 35 35 41 37 MB/s
Read 27
Write 13.2
Mixed 13.7
SusWrite 35.6
16% 22.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
71% 0.4 MB/s
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Typical MK6476GSX 640GB Builds (Compare 12,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $275

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