Average Bench: 60.3% (190th of 1015)

Based on 146 user benchmarks.  Model: Dell VIRTUAL DISK

Above average average bench

The Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB averaged 39.7% 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 0.44MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB is 85.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 41.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.84MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 146 samples)
Min Avg Max
30 Read 139 230
12.4 Write 71 146
16.4 Mixed 79.7 159
9.63 SusWrite 41.5 116
61.6% 82.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.12 4K Read 0.87 1.7
0.1 4K Write 0.84 3.06
0.08 4K Mixed 0.44 1.1
101% 0.72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
882GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 30 38 41 42 42 MB/s
Read 160
Write 41.2
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 38.5
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.07 MB/s
575GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 36 36 37 39 40 MB/s
Read 159
Write 34.3
Mixed 43
SusWrite 36.2
50% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.53 MB/s
867GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 30 34 28 35 36 MB/s
Read 149
Write 42.5
Mixed 52
SusWrite 31.3
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.67 MB/s
664GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 30 35 37 37 40 MB/s
Read 136
Write 41.8
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 34.6
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.73 MB/s
565GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 19 33 36 39 38 MB/s
Read 119
Write 38.7
Mixed 43
SusWrite 32.4
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.6 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Read 107
Write 38
Mixed 46
SusWrite 38
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 0.87 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 29 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 27.7
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 29.7
34% 46.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.6 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 28 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Read 94.2
Write 29.7
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 29.7
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,217,360 HDDs tested.

Typical VIRTUAL DISK 1TB Builds (Compare 3,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $107

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