Average Bench: 85.9% (44th of 979)

Based on 416 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA500, TOSHIBA MD04ACA5

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB averaged just 14.1% 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 2.38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.99MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB is 42.3%. 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 0.28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 416 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 152 185
101 Write 147 181
69.9 Mixed 132 169
108% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 2.38 4.61
1.32 4K Write 1.99 2.3
0.19 4K Mixed 0.28 0.35
167% 1.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,461,371 HDDs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $153.9011 months ago.
AmazonUS $215.002 days ago.
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Desktop 104%
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Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $364

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,775

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