Average Bench: 91.8% (21st of 984)

Based on 41,377 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA DT01ACA200, TOSHIBA DT01ACA2, DT01ACA200

The 2TB Toshiba DT01ACA200 is a 3.5" desktop hard drive. This model sports a rotation speed of 7,200 RPM and is reasonably power efficient for a 2TB desktop drive consuming just 6.4 Watts when loaded and 5.2 Watts when idle. The DT01ACA200 has impressive performance with peak sequential read/write speeds of 193/182 MB/s and peak 4k read/write speeds of 1.16/2.28 MBps. These raw figures produce an effective speed of 141 MBps which ranks the 2TB DT01ACA200 amongst the top handful of 2TB hard drives. Not only is the 2TB DT01ACA200 a great performer but it is also priced aggressively and therefore represents superb value for money for a 2TB capacity drive. Comparing the 2TB and 3TB versions shows that performance is very similar but the 3TB offers 50% more capacity for just 25% more cash which makes the difference between good and great value for money. [Nov '14 HDrivePro]

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Excellent average bench

The Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB averaged just 8.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 163MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB is 44.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.79MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,377 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 Read 163 198
110 Write 157 190
32.7 Mixed 144 177
116% 155 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.37 4K Read 0.83 1.13
1.03 4K Write 1.79 2.25
0.14 4K Mixed 0.2 0.24
90% 0.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 195
Write 187
Mixed 176
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.24
116% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 169
Write 180
Mixed 91.6
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.2
93% 0.99 MB/s
989GB free
Firmware: MX4OABS0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 169
Write 143
Mixed 165
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.19
103% 1.07 MB/s
775GB free
Firmware: MX4OABS0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 147
Mixed 155
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.19
85% 0.91 MB/s
318GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 144
Write 113
Mixed 151
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.84 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 102
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.21
75% 0.83 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 167
Write 13.6
Mixed 6.57
45% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 0.62
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.63 MB/s
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Typical DT01ACA200 2TB Builds (Compare 1,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Asus K30AD_M31AD_M51AD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $463

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Toshiba’s 7200 RPM 3.5-inch (8.9cm) HDD series...

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So far, for a low cost HDD, it's more than I could expect.


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