Average Bench: 74.3% (112th of 1015)

Based on 307 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MG03ACA200

Good average bench

The Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB averaged 25.6% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.66MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MG03ACA200 2TB is 40.1%. 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 86.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 307 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 Read 131 159
83.3 Write 127 153
47.4 Mixed 86.8 144
81.5 SusWrite 132 160
87.8% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 0.8 0.9
1.89 4K Write 2.66 3.1
0.3 4K Mixed 0.76 1.1
167% 1.41 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: FL1D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 153 153 153 152 154 MB/s
Read 150
Write 142
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 152
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 151 154 153 149 MB/s
Read 146
Write 148
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 151
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 148 150 153 150 150 MB/s
Read 146
Write 144
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 151
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 141 137 138 140 MB/s
Read 121
Write 140
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 138
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
502GB free
Firmware: FL1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 104 103 103 106 MB/s
Read 102
Write 98
Mixed 49
SusWrite 104
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 5.5 4 MB/s
Read 4.2
Write 5.2
Mixed 2.3
SusWrite 3.9
3% 3.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
0% 0 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,644,510 HDDs tested.

Typical MG03ACA200 2TB Builds (Compare 1,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z270 Gaming K6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $846

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