Average Bench: 74.5% (117th of 1015)

Based on 383 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG03ACA200

Good average bench

The Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB averaged 25.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.68MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 80.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 383 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.8 Read 132 160
84.6 Write 127 154
46.1 Mixed 80.8 142
85.2 SusWrite 131 160
86.4% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.81 0.9
1.72 4K Write 2.68 3.1
0.32 4K Mixed 0.8 1.1
172% 1.43 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 159 160 161 160 159 MB/s
Read 164
Write 160
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 160
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.67 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 156 157 160 158 158 MB/s
Read 159
Write 156
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 156
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.7 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 122 123 123 122 MB/s
Read 140
Write 125
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 122
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
457GB free
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 107 106 109 108 106 MB/s
Read 126
Write 120
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 107
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
213% 1.63 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware:
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 115 114 118 119 117 MB/s
Read 87
Write 83.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 117
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,797,013 HDDs tested.

Typical MG03ACA200 2TB Builds (Compare 1,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Gaming K6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $939

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