Average Bench: 50.9% (296th of 1015)

Based on 1,693 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 0.87MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.86MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB is 57.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,693 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 Read 93 144
24 Write 84.9 131
20 Mixed 40.4 63.7
35.9 SusWrite 84.3 129
55.2% 75.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.86 1.19
0.7 4K Write 1.56 2.8
0.3 4K Mixed 0.87 1.2
161% 1.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 180 183 183 182 MB/s
Read 188
Write 170
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 181
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
263% 1.9 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 108 95 118 119 101 MB/s
Read 124
Write 70.5
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 103
61% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 95 108 113 110 108 MB/s
Read 118
Write 116
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 104
69% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 68 116 116 91 MB/s
Read 116
Write 84.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 95.9
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 56 56 56 57 57 MB/s
Read 55.3
Write 63
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 56
39% 52.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,483,050 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 7,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $379

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