Average Bench: 84.1% (60th of 1015)

Based on 385 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Very good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB averaged just 15.9% 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 0.71MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 950GB is 112%. 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 85.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 385 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.9 Read 171 360
51.3 Write 122 182
32 Mixed 85.5 161
44.9 SusWrite 120 188
91.6% 125 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.22 4K Read 1 2.3
0.63 4K Write 1.98 4.08
0.18 4K Mixed 0.71 1.3
157% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
885GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 115 119 118 119 118 MB/s
Read 135
Write 65.9
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 118
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.57 MB/s
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 119 120 130 130 MB/s
Read 133
Write 119
Mixed 53.4
SusWrite 116
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.2
302% 2.4 MB/s
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 80 106 125 121 78 MB/s
Read 129
Write 124
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 96.9
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.3
306% 2.33 MB/s
607GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 104 102 103 104 MB/s
Read 89.2
Write 93.7
Mixed 47.5
SusWrite 104
61% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.3
226% 1.53 MB/s
719GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 66 75 78 71 61 MB/s
Read 122
Write 92.7
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 71.1
65% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
210% 1.37 MB/s
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 54 62 65 68 66 MB/s
Read 125
Write 122
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 61.5
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,112,508 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 950GB Builds (Compare 7,296 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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