Average Bench: 103% (3rd of 1015)

Based on 36 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 1

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Array 1 499GB averaged 3.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 1 499GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.04MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 4.53MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 1 499GB is 178%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 1 499GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 134MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 126MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 Read 209 661
47.8 Write 172 366
46.6 Mixed 126 344
31.2 SusWrite 134 239
118% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.24 4K Read 1.82 15.1
1.81 4K Write 4.53 7.5
0.21 4K Mixed 1.04 7.2
275% 2.46 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
453GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 165 163 164 164 164 MB/s
Read 235
Write 161
Mixed 124
SusWrite 163
126% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
215% 2.2 MB/s
460GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 163 164 166 166 164 MB/s
Read 228
Write 234
Mixed 120
SusWrite 162
136% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 1.3
256% 2.07 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 134 137 140 135 131 MB/s
Read 172
Write 167
Mixed 95
SusWrite 132
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.6
185% 2 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 137 138 132 131 MB/s
Read 168
Write 170
Mixed 94.2
SusWrite 135
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 2.1 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 119 122 112 117 117 MB/s
Read 150
Write 143
Mixed 91
SusWrite 115
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.7
196% 2.07 MB/s
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Typical Array 1 499GB Builds (Compare 2,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A88XM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $218

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