Average Bench: 82.1% (69th of 1015)

Based on 8,148 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 17.8% 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 3.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.06MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 51.8%. 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 140MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,148 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.1 Read 143 184
82.8 Write 140 179
40.4 Mixed 61.1 70.7
91.6 SusWrite 142 184
88.8% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.07 4K Read 3.3 7.03
1.37 4K Write 2.12 2.4
0.6 4K Mixed 1.06 1.2
294% 2.16 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: 182 178 183 178 186 184 MB/s
Read 181
Write 166
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 182
110% 150 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: 171 187 186 186 187 183 MB/s
Read 174
Write 156
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 183
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
343% 2.5 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 170 170 171 170 171 MB/s
Read 170
Write 167
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 170
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
400% 3.03 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 164 158 163 162 165 MB/s
Read 167
Write 151
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 163
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
398% 2.87 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1405 years
AmazonUS $1653 mins
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 22,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,080

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

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Excellent

4 years ago.

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


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