Average Bench: 107% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 245 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG05ACA800E

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB averaged 6.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.51MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB is 71.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 86.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 184MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 245 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 184 236
116 Write 186 233
49.2 Mixed 86.3 103
93.5 SusWrite 187 236
117% 161 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.63 4K Read 1.51 2.3
1.5 4K Write 3.84 5.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
196% 1.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5.5TB free
Firmware: GX0R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 224 225 231 229 226 MB/s
Read 223
Write 218
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 227
137% 188 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.5
204% 2 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: GX0R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 227 219 224 226 229 MB/s
Read 207
Write 214
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 226
135% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.6
217% 2.23 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 188 190 197 196 191 MB/s
Read 187
Write 188
Mixed 85
SusWrite 193
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
194% 1.73 MB/s
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Gaming 96%
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $981

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