Toshiba MG04ACA400A 4TB Enterprise HDD Review

Storage/HDD by stefan @ 2015-03-21

The new MG04ACA series from Toshiba is composed from drives which are meant for enterprise, mission-critical applications, while sporting higher transfer rates and capacities. The tested sample comes with 128MB of cache and comes in two versions, depending on the applications it is needed for: with 512 sector emulation or strictly with 4K sector. Make sure to choose wisely which drive is for you and your setups in order to bypass any incompatibilities which may arise.

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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:


Industry Standard 3.5-inch 26.1 mm Height Form Factor

Large-Capacity (6 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 TB models)

7,200 rpm Performance

SATA 6.0 Gbit/s Interface

550 Total TB Transferred per Year Workload Rating

4Kn Advanced Format Sector Technology




Engineered for Mid-line / Nearline Business Critical Workloads

Tier 2 Business-Critical Servers and Storage Systems

Servers Supporting Application Workloads that Benefit from High Capacity per Spindle

Capacity-Optimized Data Center Storage Systems


Product Specifications:


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