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Toshiba MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD Review - 128K Sequential Read/Write

Toshiba MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD Review
Toshiba's MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD offers a capacity-intensive Tier-2 solution for storage of unstructured data. Let's take a close look at it. (TYO:6502)
By: | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 13, 2013 2:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Toshiba

128K Sequential Read/Write

 

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The 128K sequential speeds reflect the maximum sequential throughput of the HDD using a realistic file size encountered in an enterprise scenario.

 

The Toshiba MG03ACA400 averages 163 MB/s at sequential read, beating the Western Digital SE.

 

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The Toshiba HDD averages an impressive 162 MB/s in sequential write speed, falling below the Seagate V.6.

 

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The Toshiba HDD falls into a lower performance envelope than the other competing solutions in our mixed read/write testing.

 

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The Toshiba MG03ACA400 offers up 92.69% of requests in the 20-40ms range, delivering a consistent level of performance that also experiences even lower latency than the Seagate and Western Digital offerings.

 

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The Toshiba HDD averages 8.86 Watts during sequential write testing.

 

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The Toshiba HDD provides an average of 18 MB/s per Watt for 128K sequential write and 18 MB/s per Watt for sequential read.

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