Average Bench: 55.2% (249th of 1015)

Based on 191 user benchmarks.  Model: Dell VIRTUAL DISK

Average average bench

The Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB averaged 44.7% 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 0.45MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB is 86.3%. 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 42.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.81MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 191 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.2 Read 128 226
10.7 Write 64.4 148
16.1 Mixed 70.1 159
9.99 SusWrite 42.1 123
56.5% 76.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.13 4K Read 0.86 1.7
0.1 4K Write 0.81 2.67
0.09 4K Mixed 0.45 1
101% 0.71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
234GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 73 76 77 79 MB/s
Read 113
Write 77.7
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 74.6
59% 80 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 37 13 11 10 MB/s
Read 149
Write 38.2
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 24.9
49% 66 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.7 MB/s
604GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 36 38 37 39 MB/s
Read 129
Write 35
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 36.4
45% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.63 MB/s
492GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 39 36 39 39 38 MB/s
Read 126
Write 27.5
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 38
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.63 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 21 24 23 24 23 MB/s
Read 127
Write 19.7
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 23.1
36% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
100% 0.67 MB/s
561GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 65 65 67 66 66 MB/s
Read 66.3
Write 50.7
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 65.6
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 20 33 32 35 35 MB/s
Read 99.5
Write 35.8
Mixed 39.3
SusWrite 30.7
38% 51.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.67 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 37 34 32 36 34 MB/s
Read 53.4
Write 31.4
Mixed 32
SusWrite 34.3
28% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
113% 0.7 MB/s
671GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 23 21 22 15 MB/s
Read 47.5
Write 5.5
Mixed 15
SusWrite 20
16% 22 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
50% 0.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,174,977 HDDs tested.

Typical VIRTUAL DISK 1TB Builds (Compare 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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