Average Bench: 106% (2nd of 1015)

Based on 384 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG05ACA800E

Outstanding average bench

The Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB averaged 6.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.56MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB is 72.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MG05ACA800E 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 85.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 384 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 184 235
116 Write 185 232
45 Mixed 85.4 100
103 SusWrite 186 235
117% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 1.48 2.25
1.55 4K Write 3.9 5.2
0.2 4K Mixed 0.56 0.8
196% 1.98 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7.5TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 232 238 233 234 230 MB/s
Read 231
Write 228
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 233
144% 197 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.5
234% 2.5 MB/s
6.5TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 228 229 226 228 225 MB/s
Read 224
Write 225
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 225
141% 193 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.6
263% 2.73 MB/s
5TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 229 229 234 234 231 MB/s
Read 199
Write 181
Mixed 95
SusWrite 231
129% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
184% 1.6 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 215 213 218 214 217 MB/s
Read 210
Write 208
Mixed 87.1
SusWrite 214
131% 180 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.7
192% 1.67 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 181 181 180 175 181 MB/s
Read 201
Write 196
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 178
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.5
223% 2.47 MB/s
788GB free
Firmware: GX0R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 225 216 219 219 225 MB/s
Read 140
Write 137
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 220
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
188% 2.1 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 128 127 133 132 MB/s
Read 187
Write 197
Mixed 88.4
SusWrite 129
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
197% 1.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 144 144 139 138 MB/s
Read 141
Write 134
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 140
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.5
196% 2.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: GX4K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 144 143 141 142 143 MB/s
Read 138
Write 139
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 141
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
187% 2.07 MB/s
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Typical MG05ACA800E 8TB Builds (Compare 94,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,080

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