Average Bench: 73.7% (115th of 1015)

Based on 500 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 5 Volume

Good average bench

The Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB averaged 26.2% 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 2.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.51MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 5 Volume 2TB is 134%. 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 34.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 36.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 500 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.5 Read 222 425
5.13 Write 34.5 109
9.75 Mixed 45.1 97.6
5.31 SusWrite 36.2 150
61.6% 84.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 2.2 8.68
0.12 4K Write 0.76 2.65
0.11 4K Mixed 0.51 1.12
162% 1.16 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 291 309 319 319 281 MB/s
Read 248
Write 108
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 307
128% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.6
272% 1.73 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 83 82 79 80 MB/s
Read 278
Write 73
Mixed 92.5
SusWrite 80.5
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
337% 2.4 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 20 19 19 18 MB/s
Read 267
Write 12.3
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 18.9
59% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
95% 0.63 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 35 36 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 154
Write 32.5
Mixed 57
SusWrite 35.6
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.5 MB/s
Read 149
Write 8
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 7.3
32% 44.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,164,774 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 5 Volume 2TB Builds (Compare 20,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 121%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208

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