Average Bench: 84.4% (61st of 1015)

Based on 5,644 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 15.5% 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 3.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.09MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 50.4%. 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 62.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,644 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.8 Read 149 184
95.8 Write 146 179
41.4 Mixed 62.1 71.1
91 SusWrite 144 184
91.4% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.1 4K Read 3.5 7.2
1.6 4K Write 2.15 2.4
0.7 4K Mixed 1.09 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%
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 152 159 158 155 161 MB/s
Read 157
Write 152
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 157
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
315% 2.33 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 105 111 109 114 MB/s
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 110
72% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.57 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1404 years
AmazonUS $14526 mins
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 11,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 119%
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Workstation
Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,178

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 Comments

Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5-inch 64MB...

Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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