Average Bench: 82.3% (62nd of 984)

Based on 2,013 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 17.6% 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 2.25MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.98MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 41%. 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 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,013 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 144 177
99.6 Write 142 175
75.9 Mixed 131 164
105% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.72 4K Read 2.25 4.58
1.38 4K Write 1.98 2.31
0.2 4K Mixed 0.28 0.34
161% 1.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: FJ1V
4KALIGNED
Read 191
Write 181
Mixed 142
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.69
176% 1.6 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 153
Write 156
Mixed 160
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 4.09
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.26
242% 2.2 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 112
Write 123
Mixed 125
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.28
107% 0.96 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,811,288 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $14010 mins
BHPhotoUS $14022 months
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 10,211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,315

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

7 months ago.

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


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