Average Bench: 138% (1st of 1014)

Based on 219 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 1

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Array 1 8TB averaged 38.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 1 8TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.18MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 2.92MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 1 8TB is 142%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 1 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 119MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 219 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Read 215 381
96.8 Write 225 367
37.6 Mixed 119 188
137 SusWrite 275 401
152% 208 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 2.92 9.6
2.13 4K Write 4.69 6.9
0.2 4K Mixed 1.18 3.4
339% 2.93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
7.5TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 363 359 357 360 362 MB/s
Read 322
Write 54.5
Mixed 177
SusWrite 356
168% 227 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1
250% 2.33 MB/s
5.5TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 340 347 341 348 345 MB/s
Read 286
Write 262
Mixed 114
SusWrite 340
182% 250 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.6
784% 6.37 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 361 362 364 364 364 MB/s
Read 254
Write 301
Mixed 136
SusWrite 359
192% 263 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.8
247% 2.53 MB/s
7.5TB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 237 247 239 245 246 MB/s
Read 215
Write 200
Mixed 108
SusWrite 243
140% 192 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 1.4
299% 2.33 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,733,433 HDDs tested.

Typical Array 1 8TB Builds (Compare 73,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,206

Popular Array 1 8TB compatible motherboards:

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