Average Bench: 51% (299th of 1015)

Based on 2,029 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Average average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB averaged 49.0% 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 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.9MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB is 63.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 41.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,029 samples)
Min Avg Max
21 Read 91.7 161
25.1 Write 84.6 142
20 Mixed 41.6 70.2
30 SusWrite 85.7 138
55.4% 75.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.9 1.3
0.6 4K Write 1.61 3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.9 1.3
167% 1.14 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 156 86 87 87 86 MB/s
Read 663
Write 160
Mixed 250
SusWrite 110
218% 295 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.3
2,220% 15.8 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 143 108 127 129 137 MB/s
Read 159
Write 161
Mixed 32
SusWrite 128
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.1 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 89 91 91 91 MB/s
Read 92.5
Write 89.5
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 89
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.2
204% 1.3 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 92 105 105 102 MB/s
Read 74.8
Write 51
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 98.7
46% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
153GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 70 70 70 70 69 MB/s
Read 69
Write 44.2
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 69.6
42% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 24 27 17 22 21 MB/s
Read 9.5
Write 30.7
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 21.9
13% 18.3 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,065,441 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 9,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $335

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