Average Bench: 58.5% (205th of 1014)

Based on 35 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 4

Average average bench

The Amd-raid Array 4 1TB averaged 41.4% 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 0.51MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 2.81MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 4 1TB is 69.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 4 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 87.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.7 Read 114 189
34.7 Write 112 187
3 Mixed 81 139
31.6 SusWrite 87.7 192
73% 98.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0 4K Read 0.85 1.7
1.12 4K Write 2.81 5.1
0 4K Mixed 0.51 1.5
144% 1.39 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
857GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 108 107 107 107 MB/s
Read 171
Write 161
Mixed 118
SusWrite 107
103% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.77 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 166 168 170 169 166 MB/s
Read 95.4
Write 87.6
Mixed 73
SusWrite 165
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.4
133% 1.4 MB/s
607GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 61 62 63 65 69 MB/s
Read 148
Write 158
Mixed 121
SusWrite 63.7
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.7
182% 1.7 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 94 78 100 91 91 MB/s
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 73.1
SusWrite 94.1
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
226% 1.77 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 41 45 43 39 46 MB/s
Read 148
Write 126
Mixed 94.4
SusWrite 42.3
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.9 MB/s
451GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 71 74 76 75 MB/s
Read 70.5
Write 94.3
Mixed 59
SusWrite 73.7
55% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.27 MB/s
528GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 50 53 53 55 59 MB/s
Read 89.5
Write 91
Mixed 69
SusWrite 53.1
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.5
153% 1.5 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 4 1TB Builds (Compare 29,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $707

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