Average Bench: 72% (121st of 1015)

Based on 7,147 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB averaged 28.0% 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 0.81MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.41MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB is 94.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 48.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 104MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,147 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 Read 123 212
34.6 Write 104 181
17.6 Mixed 48.6 78.5
35 SusWrite 127 210
73.5% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 1.41 3.62
0.5 4K Write 1.84 4.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.81 1.3
182% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 153 138 147 146 156 MB/s
Read 151
Write 96.6
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 145
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
248% 1.83 MB/s
413GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 140 137 142 138 137 MB/s
Read 108
Write 101
Mixed 54.8
SusWrite 138
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
79% 0.67 MB/s
422GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 142 142 143 142 145 MB/s
Read 98.3
Write 131
Mixed 37.1
SusWrite 142
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
44% 0.47 MB/s
932GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 151 155 153 150 MB/s
Read 86.2
Write 55.5
Mixed 57
SusWrite 151
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 114 114 115 114 114 MB/s
Read 124
Write 103
Mixed 52.5
SusWrite 112
72% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1.1
191% 1.23 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 109 108 108 107 110 MB/s
Read 120
Write 77
Mixed 34
SusWrite 107
61% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
231% 2.37 MB/s
483GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 115 115 114 114 MB/s
Read 96.7
Write 72.2
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 114
58% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 0.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 94 94 92 93 95 MB/s
Read 60.2
Write 63.3
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 91.9
46% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
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Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,124

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