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Toshiba MK1216GSG

Toshiba MK1216GSG MK1216GSG

The Toshiba MK1216GSG is a 1.8" hard drive with a capacity of 120 GB. We first tested the 5400 RPM drive in 2009 and found the performance to be average.

The MK1216GSG relies on the not-so-modern SATA bus (peak throughput: 150 MB/s).

Notebookcheck says:

... has a total gross capacity of 120 GB and runs with 5400 rounds per minute. The access time is 18.1 ms and the average transfer rate only a moderate 29.3 MB/second - Samsung NP-X360 Laptop Review, 2009

... delivers average scores in the HDTune benchmark test | HP's so-called 3D Driveguard technology combines an accelerometer, which detects sudden movements and parks the hard drive, with a particularly cushioned and impact-resistant hard drive mounting - HP Elitebook 2530p Laptop Review, 2009

TypeHDD
Size1.8
Capacity120 GB
RPM5400 rpm
InterfaceSATA

Benchmarks

HD Tune Transfer Rate Minimum - HD Tune Transfer Rate Minimum
min: 10.6     avg: 13.7     median: 13.7 (1%)     max: 16.7 MB/s
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G -98%
...
2x 500 GB 7200 rpm -12%
120 GB - 4200 rpm -12%
100 GB - 4200 rpm -8%
Toshiba MK2556GSY -8%
80 GB - 5400 rpm -4%
60 GB - 5400 rpm -3%
100 GB - 5400 rpm -2%
Toshiba MK1216GSG
2x 200 GB - 4200 rpm 4%
40 GB - 4200 rpm 6%
200 GB - 5400 rpm 12%
80 GB - 7200 rpm 12%
160 GB - 4200 rpm 12%
120 GB - 5400 rpm 16%
300 GB - 4200 rpm 20%
...
2x Toshiba HG6 THNSNJ128G8NU (RAID 0) 14491%
0%
100%
HD Tune Transfer Rate Average - HD Tune Transfer Rate Average
min: 27.5     avg: 28.4     median: 28.4 (1%)     max: 29.3 MB/s
Fujitsu MHW2060AT -28%
80 GB - 4200 rpm -26%
60 GB - 4200 rpm -25%
100 GB - 4200 rpm -20%
40 GB - 4200 rpm -20%
120 GB - 4200 rpm -14%
160 GB - 4200 rpm -12%
60 GB - 5400 rpm -3%
60 GB - 0 rpm -2%
Toshiba MK1216GSG
200 GB - 4200 rpm 0%
Silicon Motion SM223A 1%
100 GB - 5400 rpm 6%
80 GB - 5400 rpm 9%
300 GB - 4200 rpm 10%
4 GB + 8 GB SSD 13%
...
2x Toshiba HG6 THNSNJ128G8NU (RAID 0) 8333%
0%
100%
HD Tune Transfer Rate Maximum - HD Tune Transfer Rate Maximum
37.1 MB/s (1%)
Fujitsu MHW2060AT -33%
...
Silicon Motion SM223A -18%
160 GB - 4200 rpm -14%
120 GB - 4200 rpm -14%
60 GB - 0 rpm -8%
60 GB - 5400 rpm -7%
4 GB + 8 GB SSD -5%
200 GB - 4200 rpm -2%
Toshiba MK1216GSG
100 GB - 5400 rpm 4%
300 GB - 4200 rpm 7%
80 GB - 5400 rpm 7%
Toshiba MK1237GSX 10%
200 GB - 5400 rpm 14%
120 GB - 5400 rpm 15%
240 GB - 5400 rpm 18%
...
2x Toshiba HG6 THNSNJ128G8NU (RAID 0) 6674%
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Notebook reviews with Toshiba MK1216GSG

HP EliteBook 2530p: Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, 12.10", 1.7 kg
  Review » Review HP Elitebook 2530p Notebook

Samsung X360: Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, 13.30", 1.4 kg
  Review » Review Samsung X360-Premium SU9300 Black Notebook

HP EliteBook 2530p: Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD, 12.10", 1.7 kg
  External Review » HP EliteBook 2530p

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-06-18)