Average Bench: 85.1% (58th of 1015)

Based on 5,015 user benchmarks.  Models: TOSHIBA MD04ACA400, TOSHIBA MD04ACA4

Very good average bench

The Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB averaged just 14.9% 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 3.34MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.06MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB is 44.1%. 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 61.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.5 Read 149 184
92.8 Write 146 179
39.5 Mixed 61.8 71
95.3 SusWrite 146 185
91.7% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 3.34 7.11
0.5 4K Write 2.08 2.4
0.5 4K Mixed 1.06 1.2
296% 2.16 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: 183 178 180 175 179 181 MB/s
Read 171
Write 170
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 179
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
382% 2.8 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 149 142 153 138 148 MB/s
Read 151
Write 116
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 145
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.23 MB/s
758GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 107 104 107 104 MB/s
Read 165
Write 161
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 105
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
263% 2.03 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 113 120 114 120 114 MB/s
Read 125
Write 128
Mixed 59
SusWrite 116
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
236% 1.67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,870,593 HDDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Nov '14
BHPhotoUS $1403 years
AmazonUS $1554 mins
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Typical MD04ACA400 4TB Builds (Compare 20,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,043

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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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