Average Bench: 94.2% (9th of 1015)

Based on 3,570 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA HDWQ140

Excellent average bench

The Toshiba HDWQ140 4TB averaged just 5.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba HDWQ140 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.94MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.76MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba HDWQ140 4TB is 49.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba HDWQ140 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 92.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 163MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,570 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Read 164 200
101 Write 163 199
62.1 Mixed 92.3 108
99.1 SusWrite 163 199
107% 146 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.06 4K Read 1.76 2.4
2.4 4K Write 3.05 3.4
0.7 4K Mixed 0.94 1.1
234% 1.91 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 184 188 188 188 MB/s
Read 171
Write 181
Mixed 104
SusWrite 186
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
251% 2.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 179 180 183 177 183 MB/s
Read 167
Write 175
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 180
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
234% 1.83 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 166 165 167 167 165 MB/s
Read 178
Write 165
Mixed 98.6
SusWrite 166
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
244% 2.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 175 177 175 154 174 MB/s
Read 170
Write 154
Mixed 103
SusWrite 171
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
216% 1.97 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 163 162 162 161 161 MB/s
Read 172
Write 174
Mixed 111
SusWrite 161
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
247% 2.03 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 168 170 172 168 168 MB/s
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 73.9
SusWrite 168
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.6
158% 1.43 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FJ1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 108 110 106 110 109 MB/s
Read 155
Write 161
Mixed 93.1
SusWrite 108
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
233% 1.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,659,287 HDDs tested.

Typical HDWQ140 4TB Builds (Compare 34,464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI (MS-7C37) - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,172

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