Average Bench: 83.8% (61st of 1015)

Based on 414 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Very good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB averaged just 16.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.01MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB is 111%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 83.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 414 samples)
Min Avg Max
31 Read 170 362
51.6 Write 122 183
32 Mixed 83.4 160
44.3 SusWrite 120 189
91% 124 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.21 4K Read 1.01 2.22
0.67 4K Write 2 4.12
0.18 4K Mixed 0.73 1.4
161% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
761GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 108 106 108 108 MB/s
Read 380
Write 107
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 105
115% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
168% 1.43 MB/s
495GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 108 108 109 109 MB/s
Read 185
Write 51.9
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 107
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
858GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 127 134 126 127 120 MB/s
Read 145
Write 142
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 122
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
195% 1.3 MB/s
489GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 130 120 80 63 91 MB/s
Read 144
Write 126
Mixed 59.2
SusWrite 102
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.43 MB/s
683GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 108 107 106 104 MB/s
Read 126
Write 116
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 108
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.1
283% 2.6 MB/s
586GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 116 117 118 115 MB/s
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 115
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
179% 1.8 MB/s
868GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 179 188 185 177 176 MB/s
Read 0.8
Write 144
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 181
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.33 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 81 81 82 81 MB/s
Read 82
Write 75.7
Mixed 38
SusWrite 81
51% 69.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,216,156 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 950GB Builds (Compare 8,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $345

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