Average Bench: 85.4% (55th of 1015)

Based on 4,074 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 14.5% 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 3.36MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.09MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 45.8%. 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 62.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.9 Read 149 183
92.3 Write 145 180
44.5 Mixed 62.4 70.3
94.8 SusWrite 148 185
91.8% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.36 6.9
1.52 4K Write 2.13 2.4
0.82 4K Mixed 1.09 1.2
301% 2.19 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 168 183 171 174 MB/s
Read 163
Write 159
Mixed 65
SusWrite 175
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
303% 2.2 MB/s
480GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 107 109 105 104 MB/s
Read 118
Write 81.7
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 105
63% 86.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.37 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,362,291 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1403 years
AmazonUS $14929 secs
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 15,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 117%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,303

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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