Average Bench: 85.4% (53rd of 1010)

Based on 3,416 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 14.6% 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 3.5MB/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 49.2%. 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 62.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,416 samples)
Min Avg Max
94 Read 149 185
90.2 Write 145 180
45.2 Mixed 62.5 72.2
93.6 SusWrite 147 185
91.9% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.5 7.4
1.7 4K Write 2.15 2.4
0.73 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
306% 2.24 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 168 163 167 163 165 MB/s
Read 145
Write 146
Mixed 61.7
SusWrite 165
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
248% 1.83 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 136 144 138 143 MB/s
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 140
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
318% 2.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 148 143 151 143 143 MB/s
Read 139
Write 129
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 146
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
231% 1.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,196,231 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
AmazonUS $11926 mins
BHPhotoUS $1402 years
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 15,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,021

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

18 months ago.

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


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