Average Bench: 86.2% (43rd of 979)

Based on 486 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA500, TOSHIBA MD04ACA5

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB averaged just 13.8% 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 41.9%. 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 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 486 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 Read 152 183
102 Write 148 179
73.5 Mixed 133 167
108% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 2.28 4.54
1.31 4K Write 1.99 2.3
0.19 4K Mixed 0.27 0.34
162% 1.52 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 176
Write 173
Mixed 159
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 4.18
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.26
246% 2.24 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 174
Write 173
Mixed 168
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 2.79
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.27
190% 1.79 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 163
Write 167
Mixed 151
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 4.33
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.34
257% 2.25 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 159
Write 145
Mixed 150
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 2.42
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.35
181% 1.67 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 154
Write 117
Mixed 128
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.32
116% 1.09 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS $153.9013 months ago.
AmazonUS $215.002 months ago.
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Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $395

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,740

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