Average Bench: 82.4% (68th of 1015)

Based on 9,952 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 17.5% 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 3.24MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.06MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 48.8%. 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 61.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,952 samples)
Min Avg Max
94 Read 145 184
84.7 Write 141 180
38.2 Mixed 61.1 70.9
88.8 SusWrite 141 184
89% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.24 6.9
1.23 4K Write 2.13 2.4
0.6 4K Mixed 1.06 1.2
293% 2.14 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: 188 181 188 186 189 188 MB/s
Read 185
Write 159
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 187
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
442% 3.37 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 174 179 175 180 180 MB/s
Read 145
Write 174
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 178
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
333% 2.5 MB/s
362GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 98 102 96 101 100 MB/s
Read 146
Write 145
Mixed 67.4
SusWrite 99.4
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
292% 2.13 MB/s
583GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 118 100 116 120 115 MB/s
Read 99.3
Write 104
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 113
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.43 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1406 years
AmazonUS $16513 days
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 28,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,307

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 7 years ago.

Excellent

4 years ago.

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


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