Average Bench: 87.4% (40th of 1010)

Based on 127 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MD04ACA600

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB averaged just 12.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.39MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.48MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB is 50%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 127 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 Read 155 200
102 Write 148 190
41.7 Mixed 118 177
104 SusWrite 154 203
106% 144 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.39 4K Read 2.39 6.38
0.46 4K Write 1.93 2.4
0.18 4K Mixed 0.48 1.2
188% 1.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 202 201 207 204 203 MB/s
Read 216
Write 204
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 203
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
482% 3.63 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 172 171 168 175 MB/s
Read 170
Write 167
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 171
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
372% 2.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,416,434 HDDs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $2502 years
AmazonUS $3392 years
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Typical MD04ACA600 6TB Builds (Compare 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 113%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,230

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