Average Bench: 83.6% (65th of 1015)

Based on 5,739 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 16.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.33MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.08MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 61.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 143MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,739 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.9 Read 147 187
88.2 Write 145 182
43.7 Mixed 61.9 71.9
88.2 SusWrite 143 185
90.6% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.33 7.28
1.7 4K Write 2.14 2.4
0.62 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
298% 2.18 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 184 188 186 186 188 MB/s
Read 183
Write 176
Mixed 68
SusWrite 186
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
507% 3.83 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 186 184 188 182 185 MB/s
Read 173
Write 170
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 182
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
359% 2.63 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 161 168 160 164 161 MB/s
Read 163
Write 165
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 162
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 168 166 165 168 MB/s
Read 134
Write 138
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 166
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
262% 1.83 MB/s
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Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 23,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 76%
Desktop 83%
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Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $874

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