Average Bench: 81.5% (72nd of 1015)

Based on 3,513 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB averaged just 18.5% 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 0.79MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.29MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB is 65.9%. 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 74.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,513 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.5 Read 136 193
62.1 Write 134 188
27 Mixed 74.2 108
51.3 SusWrite 148 192
90.1% 123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.29 3.61
0.5 4K Write 2.53 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.79 1.21
189% 1.54 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: 168 168 168 162 165 164 MB/s
Read 162
Write 172
Mixed 105
SusWrite 166
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 133 133 132 134 137 MB/s
Read 157
Write 103
Mixed 81
SusWrite 134
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 159 157 150 157 MB/s
Read 119
Write 121
Mixed 71
SusWrite 155
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,521,420 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 4TB Builds (Compare 7,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,205

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