Average Bench: 85.7% (45th of 983)

Based on 575 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA500, TOSHIBA MD04ACA5

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 133MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB is 42.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.27MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 575 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 Read 151 185
101 Write 147 179
75.4 Mixed 133 169
108% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 2.28 4.53
1.23 4K Write 1.98 2.31
0.2 4K Mixed 0.27 0.34
162% 1.51 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 193
Write 176
Mixed 148
129% 173 MB/s
4K Read 4.24
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.29
239% 2.05 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 168
Write 188
Mixed 101
113% 152 MB/s
4K Read 2.16
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.24
155% 1.48 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
4KALIGNED
Read 169
Write 171
Mixed 151
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 4.62
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.27
264% 2.38 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 146
Write 150
Mixed 117
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.27
122% 1.21 MB/s
626GB free
Firmware: FP2A
4KALIGNED
Read 158
Write 132
Mixed 129
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.17
100% 1.07 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS $153.9015 months ago.
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $14

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,441

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Performance, Capacity and Compatibility...

Added 20 months ago.

Terrible

5 months ago.

Dead after 400-ish days of operation. Bought 4 and another one is showing sector reallocations too. No way to collect warranty. Avoid.


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