Average Bench: 107% (1st of 1015)

Based on 563 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 8TB averaged 6.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 1 Volume 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 4.19MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.08MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 8TB is 134%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 65.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 563 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.6 Read 181 322
52 Write 159 271
25.8 Mixed 65.9 97.8
91.9 SusWrite 190 313
108% 149 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 4.19 16.6
1.2 4K Write 3.9 6.11
0.3 4K Mixed 1.08 1.7
368% 3.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 284 309 319 350 311 MB/s
Read 293
Write 298
Mixed 76.6
SusWrite 304
176% 243 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.2
279% 2.57 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 143 142 143 143 144 MB/s
Read 192
Write 163
Mixed 50.8
SusWrite 142
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 1.3
363% 3.53 MB/s
6TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 94 98 93 100 98 MB/s
Read 179
Write 85.3
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 96.6
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.5
218% 2.33 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 114 113 112 111 MB/s
Read 129
Write 102
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 111
72% 99 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
623% 4.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 145 147 146 149 MB/s
Read 76.2
Write 106
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 144
63% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.5
178% 2.03 MB/s
4.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 110 113 128 103 112 MB/s
Read 84
Write 105
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 113
61% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.5
163% 1.77 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 139 136 142 138 140 MB/s
Read 49.9
Write 118
Mixed 36.1
SusWrite 137
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.3
123% 1.47 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 80 80 86 84 MB/s
Read 74.3
Write 79.6
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 81.5
58% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
202% 1.77 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 79 83 79 78 MB/s
Read 61
Write 75.9
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 80.6
55% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
146% 1.33 MB/s
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Typical Raid 1 Volume 8TB Builds (Compare 2,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,395

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