Average Bench: 82.2% (58th of 979)

Based on 763 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 17.8% 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 2.21MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.98MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 39.7%. 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 763 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 144 174
100 Write 142 173
84.9 Mixed 130 164
104% 139 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.74 4K Read 2.21 4.56
1.52 4K Write 1.98 2.32
0.2 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
160% 1.49 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 177
Mixed 159
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 4.22
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.35
257% 2.28 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 149
Mixed 140
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.72
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.28
136% 1.27 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 149
Write 159
Mixed 145
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 144
Write 143
Mixed 144
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.24
80% 0.84 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $125.621 month ago.
BHPhotoUS $139.9911 months ago.
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Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,093

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