Average Bench: 85.2% (54th of 1015)

Based on 2,145 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB averaged just 14.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.23MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB is 63.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 75.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.3 Read 144 202
58.5 Write 138 199
30.8 Mixed 75.3 107
65.7 SusWrite 153 200
93.3% 127 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.23 3
0.5 4K Write 2.61 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.85 1.6
194% 1.56 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 208 207 210 213 211 MB/s
Read 209
Write 202
Mixed 102
SusWrite 209
132% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.2
276% 2.43 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 170 168 166 163 166 MB/s
Read 138
Write 139
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 166
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
274% 1.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 180 180 165 151 169 MB/s
Read 116
Write 121
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 166
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 144 163 144 143 160 MB/s
Read 106
Write 126
Mixed 68.3
SusWrite 152
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 0.97 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 87 93 121 99 86 MB/s
Read 150
Write 108
Mixed 105
SusWrite 97.3
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 65 64 56 59 64 MB/s
Read 74.5
Write 58.5
Mixed 20
SusWrite 61.4
39% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.7 MB/s
911GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 2.2 1.8 16 13 4.3 MB/s
Read 67.3
Write 3
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 8.5
17% 23.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
97% 0.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 4TB Builds (Compare 27,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $536

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