Average Bench: 81.4% (75th of 1015)

Based on 9,303 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 18.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.35MB/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 52.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 140MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9,303 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.2 Read 142 184
81.7 Write 140 181
40.5 Mixed 60.9 70.9
89.8 SusWrite 141 184
88.2% 121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.35 7.1
1.4 4K Write 2.12 2.4
0.69 4K Mixed 1.06 1.2
296% 2.18 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 166 166 164 167 164 MB/s
Read 164
Write 149
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 164
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
346% 2.6 MB/s
658GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 171 167 171 170 172 MB/s
Read 120
Write 115
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 170
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
210% 1.57 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 117 120 117 122 MB/s
Read 123
Write 107
Mixed 59
SusWrite 120
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
257% 1.8 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1405 years
AmazonUS $16511 mins
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 24,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 116%
Desktop 99%
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Workstation 110%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,166

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