Average Bench: 83.9% (59th of 1010)

Based on 2,760 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 16.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.32MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.08MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 49.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,760 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.2 Read 148 184
91.8 Write 144 181
40.6 Mixed 62.1 71.3
91.4 SusWrite 144 183
90.8% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.05 4K Read 3.32 7
1.5 4K Write 2.12 2.4
0.7 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
297% 2.17 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 171 172 175 173 175 MB/s
Read 184
Write 178
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 174
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
391% 3.03 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 153 155 155 151 MB/s
Read 138
Write 124
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 153
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
288% 2.1 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.6 2.6 4 3.5 3.5 4 MB/s
Read 1.3
Write 5.5
Mixed 4
SusWrite 3.7
3% 3.62 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,407,937 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $1304 mins
BHPhotoUS $1402 years
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 3,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $750

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

16 months ago.

I have problems in first boot, 0,1 mb/sec max


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