Average Bench: 83.8% (63rd of 1015)

Based on 1,571 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB averaged just 16.2% 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 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.67MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB is 62.5%. 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 72.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,571 samples)
Min Avg Max
67 Read 142 196
64.2 Write 134 190
26.9 Mixed 72.9 106
75.2 SusWrite 149 199
91.3% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.09 2.1
0.5 4K Write 2.67 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.87 1.8
192% 1.55 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 190 190 189 192 191 MB/s
Read 182
Write 120
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 188
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.5
426% 2.97 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 169 174 179 166 164 MB/s
Read 195
Write 165
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 170
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 160 161 161 160 165 MB/s
Read 185
Write 117
Mixed 113
SusWrite 160
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
203% 1.4 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 165 167 166 168 167 MB/s
Read 165
Write 162
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 166
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.5 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 177 174 176 174 174 MB/s
Read 100
Write 144
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 173
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.7
224% 2.33 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 86 91 83 82 86 MB/s
Read 88
Write 106
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 86.2
64% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
205% 2.27 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,474,497 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 4TB Builds (Compare 14,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32) - $155

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,022

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