Average Bench: 52% (281st of 1015)

Based on 33 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 1

Average average bench

The Amd-raid Array 1 500GB averaged 47.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.92MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 1 500GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 1 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 63.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 86.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.7 Read 97.2 191
13.1 Write 88.6 171
23.3 Mixed 63.8 136
31.6 SusWrite 86.1 167
61.8% 83.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.91 3.9
1 4K Write 2.8 5.2
0 4K Mixed 0.92 4.5
192% 1.54 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
300GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 160 168 170 170 169 MB/s
Read 191
Write 171
Mixed 48
SusWrite 167
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 1.23 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 130 133 133 135 132 MB/s
Read 132
Write 130
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 132
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
168% 1.57 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 103 106 105 106 MB/s
Read 120
Write 124
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 105
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.63 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 95 96 100 101 101 MB/s
Read 75.5
Write 111
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 98.6
63% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.5
156% 1.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 27,227,155 HDDs tested.

Typical Array 1 500GB Builds (Compare 25,638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X470 GAMING PLUS - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $739

Popular Array 1 500GB compatible motherboards:

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