Average Bench: 88.8% (34th of 1015)

Based on 1,605 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Very good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB averaged just 11.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.97MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.54MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB is 141%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 56.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,605 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.5 Read 152 319
41.6 Write 131 242
23.2 Mixed 56.5 85.6
60.3 SusWrite 157 306
90.3% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.54 4.42
0.5 4K Write 2.45 5.1
0 4K Mixed 0.97 1.51
217% 1.65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 187 188 186 189 MB/s
Read 197
Write 189
Mixed 68
SusWrite 187
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 1.2
304% 2.6 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 155 178 180 181 180 MB/s
Read 178
Write 163
Mixed 89.3
SusWrite 173
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
220% 1.5 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 143 148 149 150 148 MB/s
Read 156
Write 122
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 146
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
218% 1.47 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 135 136 137 136 136 MB/s
Read 134
Write 110
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 135
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
814GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 123 124 123 125 MB/s
Read 120
Write 122
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 123
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 96 94 103 101 98 MB/s
Read 48.1
Write 73
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 98.3
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.4
137% 1.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,748,000 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 4TB Builds (Compare 20,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,517

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