Average Bench: 81.7% (80th of 1010)

Based on 2,112 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 18.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.46MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 112MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,112 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.6 Read 143 180
90.6 Write 141 175
37.2 Mixed 112 163
91.4 SusWrite 142 185
99.4% 135 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.73 4K Read 2.49 5.48
0.75 4K Write 1.98 2.4
0.21 4K Mixed 0.46 1.2
191% 1.64 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 184 184 190 186 MB/s
Read 186
Write 184
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 186
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
455% 3.43 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 182 187 184 186 MB/s
Read 185
Write 184
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 185
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
440% 3.33 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 169 184 175 184 187 MB/s
Read 151
Write 168
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 179
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
392% 2.97 MB/s
998GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 155 156 155 157 MB/s
Read 161
Write 160
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 156
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
300% 2.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,118,389 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $1052 hrs
BHPhotoUS $1402 years
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 2,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $992

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

12 months ago.

I have problems in first boot, 0,1 mb/sec max


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