Average Bench: 73.9% (113th of 1015)

Based on 849 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG03ACA200

Good average bench

The Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB averaged 26.0% 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 0.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.77MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB is 44.3%. 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 56.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 125MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 849 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 Read 132 162
75.2 Write 126 153
41.9 Mixed 56.6 66.3
71.6 SusWrite 125 159
80.3% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 0.83 0.9
1.7 4K Write 2.77 3.2
0.7 4K Mixed 0.97 1.1
194% 1.52 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
687GB free
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 153 138 154 154 153 MB/s
Read 138
Write 136
Mixed 58.6
SusWrite 150
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: FL1D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 121 136 138 150 142 MB/s
Read 144
Write 140
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 139
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 98 114 126 135 122 MB/s
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 118
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
388GB free
Firmware: FL1Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 101 102 106 103 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 84
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 102
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
388GB free
Firmware: FL1Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 92 89 90 95 90 MB/s
Read 89.8
Write 89.2
Mixed 46.2
SusWrite 90.9
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,693,321 HDDs tested.

Typical MG03ACA200 2TB Builds (Compare 7,520 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A63) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,184

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