Average Bench: 74.7% (110th of 1015)

Based on 415 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG03ACA300

Good average bench

The Toshiba MG03ACA300 3TB averaged 25.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.77MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.73MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG03ACA300 3TB is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MG03ACA300 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 82.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 415 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.4 Read 133 162
84.1 Write 127 157
45.9 Mixed 82.1 145
87.8 SusWrite 130 161
86.8% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.81 0.91
2.13 4K Write 2.73 3.1
0.25 4K Mixed 0.77 1.1
170% 1.44 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 146 142 147 144 146 MB/s
Read 151
Write 144
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 145
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 157 160 157 160 149 MB/s
Read 130
Write 130
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 157
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.57 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 142 144 144 145 148 MB/s
Read 142
Write 141
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 145
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FL3D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 114 115 106 51 MB/s
Read 158
Write 149
Mixed 69
SusWrite 102
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,734,915 HDDs tested.

Typical MG03ACA300 3TB Builds (Compare 1,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III GENE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $756

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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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