Average Bench: 87.1% (39th of 1015)

Based on 506 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MD04ACA600

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB averaged just 12.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.04MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB is 52%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA600 6TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 150MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 506 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.5 Read 151 194
101 Write 150 192
38.3 Mixed 61.8 73.5
99.8 SusWrite 152 201
93.7% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.19 4K Read 3.57 7.7
0.5 4K Write 2.07 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 1.04 1.2
302% 2.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
731GB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 154 175 180 182 179 MB/s
Read 173
Write 153
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 174
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
400% 3.03 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 129 151 137 139 127 MB/s
Read 200
Write 198
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 136
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
423% 3.2 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FS2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 113 112 115 114 MB/s
Read 112
Write 113
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 113
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.57 MB/s
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE II - $452

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It does 210/210 MBs read write, very good for a mechanical HDD.

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