Average Bench: 85.4% (47th of 984)

Based on 657 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA500, TOSHIBA MD04ACA5

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB averaged just 14.6% 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 2.17MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB is 43.6%. 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 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 657 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 Read 151 185
100 Write 147 178
75.1 Mixed 132 167
107% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.66 4K Read 2.17 4.49
1.28 4K Write 1.98 2.31
0.2 4K Mixed 0.27 0.34
157% 1.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 152
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 2.74
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.34
190% 1.72 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 152
Write 166
Mixed 137
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 4.69
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.25
262% 2.35 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
4KALIGNED
Read 137
Write 106
Mixed 113
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 4.57
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.25
252% 2.23 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $146.544 days ago.
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Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,931

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Performance, Capacity and Compatibility...

Added 22 months ago.

Terrible

7 months ago.

Dead after 400-ish days of operation. Bought 4 and another one is showing sector reallocations too. No way to collect warranty. Avoid.


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