Average Bench: 83.6% (61st of 1015)

Based on 7,118 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 46.6%. 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 62.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,118 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.9 Read 147 185
95.9 Write 144 181
46.3 Mixed 62.7 71.8
93.2 SusWrite 143 184
90.8% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.2 4K Read 3.35 7.33
1.77 4K Write 2.16 2.5
0.88 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
300% 2.2 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: 175 182 179 180 180 183 MB/s
Read 173
Write 162
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 180
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
472% 3.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 135 153 149 153 154 MB/s
Read 147
Write 139
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 149
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
167% 1.17 MB/s
525GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 147 141 144 143 MB/s
Read 149
Write 140
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 143
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
276% 2 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 108 113 110 113 114 MB/s
Read 143
Write 142
Mixed 62
SusWrite 112
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
300% 2.27 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 91 90 91 91 MB/s
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 54.4
SusWrite 90.2
65% 89.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,053,694 HDDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1405 years
AmazonUS $1653 mins
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Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $237

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,222

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

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Excellent

3 years ago.

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


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