Toshiba
SeagateST4000DM005

Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 32,547 user samples
6,438 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 59% 298GB free
Worst Bench: 20% 246GB free (System drive)
Poor: 20% Great: 59%
SPEED RANK: 467th / 1015
26,109 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 3.5TB free
Worst Bench: 52% 48GB free
Poor: 52% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 1015
Effective Speed
Effective HDD Speed
42.1 % 84 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+100%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
73.6 MB/s 146 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+98%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
75.7 MB/s 127 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+68%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
0.39 MB/s 0.65 MB/s Much faster random read.
+67%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
1.36 MB/s 1.81 MB/s Much faster random write.
+33%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
28 MB/s 65.4 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+134%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.48 MB/s 0.72 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+50%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
72.8 MB/s 147 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+102%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
105 MB/s 188 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+79%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
102 MB/s 167 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+64%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
0.5 MB/s 0.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+40%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
1.8 MB/s 2.29 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+27%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
34.5 MB/s 77.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+125%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
0.6 MB/s 0.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+50%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
104 MB/s 186 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+79%
Market Share
Based on 42,043,768 HDDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.12 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
Value
Value For Money
7.29 % 64 % Hugely better value.
+778%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 57 % More popular.
+14%
Price
Price (score)
$37 Much cheaper.
+65%
$105
Age
Newest
93+ Months 63 Months Much more recent.
+32%
Capacity
Capacity
320GB 4TB
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Average for a laptop hdd. Runs decently, and is ok for storage. [Feb '20 Drakorvich]

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