Average Bench: 35.4% (589th of 1015)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Virtual Disk
Poor: 14%Average: 35.4% Great: 60%

Poor average bench

The Microsoft Virtual Disk 26GB averaged 64.5% 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 0.37MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.56MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 38.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 66.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.3 Read 78.9 156
17.8 Write 66.6 149
39.2 Mixed 58.8 81
23.4 SusWrite 38.8 54.2
45.2% 60.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.23 4K Read 0.46 0.7
0.29 4K Write 1.56 3
0.08 4K Mixed 0.37 0.8
89.5% 0.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: 1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 56 50 48 53 55 MB/s
Read 156
Write 149
Mixed 81
SusWrite 54.2
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0
Read 66.7
Write 69.7
Mixed 73.6
53% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.08
43% 0.55 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: 1.0
Read 67.1
Write 30
Mixed 39.2
34% 45.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 0.22
46% 0.3 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 20 19 25 23 30 MB/s
Read 25.3
Write 17.8
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 23.4
20% 27 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.4
121% 1.3 MB/s

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