Average Bench: 111% (1st of 984)

Based on 542 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB averaged 10.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.49MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.35MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB is 114%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 542 samples)
Min Avg Max
97.3 Read 206 376
99 Write 179 272
87.5 Mixed 156 211
135% 180 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 1.49 6.52
1.39 4K Write 3.35 5.55
0.23 4K Mixed 0.55 1.02
185% 1.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
471GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Read 196
Write 179
Mixed 144
129% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 4.25
4K Mixed 0.69
198% 1.99 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Read 178
Write 176
Mixed 158
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 3.82
4K Mixed 0.83
197% 1.82 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Read 169
Write 138
Mixed 135
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 3.25
4K Mixed 0.57
153% 1.51 MB/s
768GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Read 131
Write 151
Mixed 119
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.81
186% 1.57 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Read 38.9
Write 77.4
Mixed 80.4
50% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.11
66% 0.87 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,754,866 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB Builds (Compare 1,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 51%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $209

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