Average Bench: 84.6% (58th of 1015)

Based on 4,950 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 15.3% 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 3.4MB/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 47.4%. 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 62.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.6 Read 148 184
98.2 Write 146 181
42.8 Mixed 62.2 70.5
95.8 SusWrite 146 184
91.5% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.4 7.25
1.5 4K Write 2.13 2.4
0.6 4K Mixed 1.08 1.2
301% 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: 183 188 187 188 186 185 MB/s
Read 193
Write 188
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 186
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
490% 3.7 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 173 173 171 174 MB/s
Read 170
Write 167
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 172
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
313% 2.27 MB/s
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 147 145 139 141 147 MB/s
Read 165
Write 180
Mixed 64
SusWrite 143
100% 138 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
300% 2.2 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 117 95 125 120 115 MB/s
Read 164
Write 144
Mixed 66
SusWrite 116
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.33 MB/s
616GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 142 142 141 144 143 MB/s
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 142
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.53 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,346,176 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1403 years
AmazonUS $14922 mins
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 22,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $138

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,029

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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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