Average Bench: 62.6% (179th of 1015)

Based on 129 user benchmarks.  Model: Dell VIRTUAL DISK

Above average average bench

The Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB averaged 37.3% 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 0.41MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 143MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB is 88.2%. 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 43.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.87MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 129 samples)
Min Avg Max
26 Read 143 232
12.1 Write 75.3 149
16.5 Mixed 84.6 161
8.12 SusWrite 43.3 120
64.3% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.11 4K Read 0.81 1.65
0.1 4K Write 0.87 3.17
0.07 4K Mixed 0.41 1.1
95.2% 0.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
264GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 119 118 122 121 MB/s
Read 135
Write 116
Mixed 77
SusWrite 120
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
901GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 112 110 108 111 111 MB/s
Read 110
Write 106
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 108
70% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.33 MB/s
913GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 41 37 42 42 42 MB/s
Read 159
Write 38
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 40
53% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 0.83 MB/s
507GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 36 37 37 38 MB/s
Read 120
Write 37
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 36.9
44% 59.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.7 MB/s
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 29 29 33 27 29 MB/s
Read 94.2
Write 22.5
Mixed 36
SusWrite 29.5
34% 45.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
80% 0.43 MB/s
628GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 57.3
Write 17.9
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 18.6
21% 28.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
38% 0.23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,798,173 HDDs tested.

Typical VIRTUAL DISK 1TB Builds (Compare 2,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 23% - Poor Total price: $105

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