Average Bench: 79.1% (72nd of 979)

Based on 14 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MD04ACA300

Good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA300 3TB averaged 20.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA300 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.06MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 128MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA300 3TB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.72MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 135MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14 samples)
Min Avg Max
100 Read 140 175
86.4 Write 135 175
87.2 Mixed 128 162
101% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.71 4K Read 2.06 4.65
0.42 4K Write 1.72 2.33
0.18 4K Mixed 0.29 0.34
150% 1.36 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
481GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 149
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.69
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.34
191% 1.76 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP1A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 155
Write 149
Mixed 144
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.32
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.3
168% 1.57 MB/s
432GB free
Firmware: FP1A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 149
Write 146
Mixed 122
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 2.14
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.27
158% 1.5 MB/s
429GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 128
Mixed 111
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.18
95% 1.06 MB/s
402GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 109
Write 126
Mixed 120
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.26
96% 1.01 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,691,820 HDDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $88.991 day ago.
BHPhotoUS $94.0812 months ago.
NeweggUS $99.999 months ago.
OutletPCUS $147.848 months ago.
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Typical MD04ACA300 3TB Builds (Compare 116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock X99 Extreme6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,229

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