Average Bench: 51% (298th of 1015)

Based on 1,912 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 0.88MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.87MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB is 62.7%. 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 41.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 84.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,912 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 Read 91.5 155
24.7 Write 84.2 138
20 Mixed 41.4 68.8
30.1 SusWrite 85.8 137
55.4% 75.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 0.87 1.2
0.6 4K Write 1.59 3
0.3 4K Mixed 0.88 1.2
163% 1.11 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 134 161 163 161 167 MB/s
Read 186
Write 34.8
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 154
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.1 MB/s
451GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 119 105 121 118 120 MB/s
Read 121
Write 112
Mixed 46.9
SusWrite 114
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.2
194% 1.2 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 113 111 113 115 MB/s
Read 119
Write 83.2
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 113
66% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Read 95.3
Write 98.7
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 101
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
189% 1.23 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 58 86 95 103 106 MB/s
Read 84
Write 99.7
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 86.5
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
148% 0.87 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 46 48 48 48 47 MB/s
Read 86
Write 46.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 46.8
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.67 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,705,722 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 8,882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $336

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