Average Bench: 82.6% (59th of 979)

Based on 874 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 17.4% 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 2.26MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 134MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 38%. 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 0.29MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 874 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 146 174
101 Write 142 173
89.3 Mixed 134 165
106% 140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.77 4K Read 2.26 4.49
0.98 4K Write 1.96 2.3
0.21 4K Mixed 0.29 0.35
162% 1.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 161
Write 176
Mixed 166
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 4.51
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.33
265% 2.35 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 160
Write 136
Mixed 153
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 4.05
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.21
229% 2.08 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 152
Write 146
Mixed 101
99% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.19
62% 0.55 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 128
Write 145
Mixed 143
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.3
125% 1.21 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 131
Write 130
Mixed 124
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.28
110% 0.96 MB/s
759GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 123
Write 109
Mixed 111
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.23
97% 0.99 MB/s
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148

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