Average Bench: 81.3% (80th of 1002)

Based on 1,924 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 18.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.96MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 140MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,924 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 143 176
99.8 Write 140 174
24.7 Mixed 129 164
103% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 2.16 4.52
1.33 4K Write 1.96 2.31
0.19 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
157% 1.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
562GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 173
Write 162
Mixed 30.9
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 4.67
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.29
259% 2.24 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 164
Mixed 147
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 4.08
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.34
246% 2.16 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 129
Write 160
Mixed 151
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.34
121% 1.14 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 131
Write 135
Mixed 131
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.65
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
131% 1.26 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 157
Write 109
Mixed 110
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.33
110% 1.02 MB/s
619GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 121
Write 99.5
Mixed 100
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.87 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $1251 min
BHPhotoUS $1402 years
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,324

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

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Excellent

9 months ago.

I have problems in first boot, 0,1 mb/sec max


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