Average Bench: 85.8% (48th of 1014)

Based on 13 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 4.5TB averaged just 14.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4.5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.56MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4.5TB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 4.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 139MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.7 Read 145 199
83.5 Write 139 185
19 Mixed 81.7 120
86.6 SusWrite 154 199
95.2% 130 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 1.56 5.9
1.2 4K Write 2.28 4.1
0.5 4K Mixed 0.78 1.2
194% 1.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 184 183 186 187 186 MB/s
Read 199
Write 185
Mixed 96.8
SusWrite 185
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.73 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 197 200 201 199 198 MB/s
Read 158
Write 160
Mixed 84.7
SusWrite 199
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 172 175 174 175 174 MB/s
Read 169
Write 160
Mixed 100
SusWrite 173
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.7 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 173 169 169 171 164 MB/s
Read 132
Write 148
Mixed 120
SusWrite 166
105% 142 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
400% 3.57 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 136 134 137 137 136 MB/s
Read 128
Write 130
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 136
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.03 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 128 118 116 108 138 MB/s
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 124
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 25,143,052 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 4.5TB Builds (Compare 35,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $556

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