Average Bench: 83.6% (66th of 1015)

Based on 3,621 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.35MB/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 47.9%. 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 62MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
98.4 Read 147 181
93.3 Write 143 177
43.7 Mixed 62 70.5
92.7 SusWrite 144 183
90.4% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.35 6.9
1.61 4K Write 2.14 2.4
0.8 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
300% 2.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 162 164 166 164 163 MB/s
Read 159
Write 154
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 160
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
315% 2.33 MB/s
904GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 168 165 169 165 166 MB/s
Read 150
Write 137
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 166
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
238% 1.73 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 114 109 112 116 109 MB/s
Read 130
Write 133
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 110
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,164,774 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $13911 mins
BHPhotoUS $1403 years
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 18,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $968

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

22 months ago.

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


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