Average Bench: 63.5% (175th of 1015)

Based on 122 user benchmarks.  Model: Dell VIRTUAL DISK

Above average average bench

The Dell VIRTUAL DISK 1TB averaged 36.4% 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 0.39MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 145MB/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 41.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.87MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 122 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.6 Read 145 232
12 Write 76.6 149
16.3 Mixed 86.8 161
7.7 SusWrite 41.7 118
65.1% 87.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.8 1.6
0.09 4K Write 0.87 3.21
0.07 4K Mixed 0.39 1.09
93.2% 0.69 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
897GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 121 124 124 123 MB/s
Read 125
Write 127
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 122
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.33 MB/s
929GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 32 31 32 31 MB/s
Read 138
Write 30.5
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 31.3
45% 61.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.7 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 30 30 31 31 31 MB/s
Read 127
Write 27.5
Mixed 36
SusWrite 30.1
40% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 0.87 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 36 35 36 35 MB/s
Read 99
Write 34.3
Mixed 39
SusWrite 34.9
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.7 MB/s
239GB free
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 29 30 31 31 31 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 28.7
Mixed 36.3
SusWrite 30.2
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.6 MB/s
540GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1028
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 12 13 13 13 11 MB/s
Read 30.8
Write 12.3
Mixed 17
SusWrite 12.5
14% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical VIRTUAL DISK 1TB Builds (Compare 2,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 180% - Outstanding Total price: $103

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