Average Bench: 74% (119th of 1015)

Based on 532 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 5 Volume

Good average bench

The Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB averaged 26.0% 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 Read Speed 2.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.55MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB is 137%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 35MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 42.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 532 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 220 414
4.56 Write 35 118
9.05 Mixed 44.2 90.8
5.3 SusWrite 42.1 173
62.3% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 2.3 8.82
0.11 4K Write 0.78 2.79
0.11 4K Mixed 0.55 1.2
171% 1.21 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 76 88 93 91 92 MB/s
Read 312
Write 45.7
Mixed 53
SusWrite 84.9
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.9
327% 2.27 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 15 15 14 14 14 MB/s
Read 340
Write 7.8
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 14.4
68% 94 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
142% 0.93 MB/s
250GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 26 27 26 25 26 MB/s
Read 317
Write 12
Mixed 17.2
SusWrite 25.6
67% 93 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
100% 0.63 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 46 56 48 53 53 MB/s
Read 272
Write 50.5
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 49
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
439% 3.2 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 43 43 41 40 40 MB/s
Read 163
Write 31
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 40.7
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 12 12 10 9.8 MB/s
Read 183
Write 12.1
Mixed 17.1
SusWrite 11
40% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.8 MB/s
847GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 43 43 44 43 43 MB/s
Read 78.8
Write 2.3
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 41.3
30% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.5
251% 1.4 MB/s
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Typical Raid 5 Volume 2TB Builds (Compare 23,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 100%
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Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,159

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