Average Bench: 72.2% (122nd of 1015)

Based on 7,355 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB averaged 27.7% 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 1.44MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB is 96.7%. 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 48.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
18 Read 124 216
34.1 Write 106 192
17.8 Mixed 48.1 77.9
36.7 SusWrite 128 210
73.9% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 1.44 3.64
0.5 4K Write 1.79 3.94
0.1 4K Mixed 0.81 1.3
183% 1.35 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 216 220 218 220 218 MB/s
Read 213
Write 147
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 215
114% 158 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
538% 4.1 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 179 167 177 176 178 MB/s
Read 176
Write 178
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 176
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.77 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 165 166 164 165 166 MB/s
Read 150
Write 124
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 163
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.07 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 169 191 185 188 MB/s
Read 125
Write 69.2
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 174
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.1
124% 1.53 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 105 108 109 109 109 MB/s
Read 163
Write 184
Mixed 68.6
SusWrite 108
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 128 128 132 131 130 MB/s
Read 126
Write 126
Mixed 66.4
SusWrite 130
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
206% 1.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,054,439 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 2TB Builds (Compare 13,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,051

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