Average Bench: 83.1% (59th of 1015)

Based on 7,739 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB averaged just 16.9% 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 0.69MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.31MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB is 71.6%. 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 74.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,739 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 Read 137 209
46.5 Write 134 198
33.5 Mixed 74.6 106
54.8 SusWrite 152 202
91.1% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.31 2.69
0.5 4K Write 2.23 5.4
0 4K Mixed 0.69 1.6
172% 1.41 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: 147 161 160 162 161 164 MB/s
Read 160
Write 56.5
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 159
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.67 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 150 159 154 154 151 MB/s
Read 136
Write 149
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 151
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
47% 0.47 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 171 174 173 164 171 MB/s
Read 102
Write 132
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 167
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
51% 0.5 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 122 115 117 117 140 MB/s
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 125
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 120 123 103 104 84 MB/s
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 69.6
SusWrite 107
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
190% 1.5 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 82 83 82 82 MB/s
Read 117
Write 99.7
Mixed 72.6
SusWrite 81.5
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,629,637 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 4TB Builds (Compare 67,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,197

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