Average Bench: 92.6% (17th of 1015)

Based on 1,150 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Excellent average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged just 7.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 1.38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.88MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 139%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 62.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,150 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.2 Read 173 332
41.6 Write 153 310
25.5 Mixed 62.3 123
58.7 SusWrite 149 306
97.8% 134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.88 9.32
1.1 4K Write 3.17 6.21
0.59 4K Mixed 1.38 2.7
290% 2.14 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 519 305 392 421 403 MB/s
Read 472
Write 495
Mixed 270
SusWrite 361
293% 399 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
1,197% 9.33 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 404 404 408 404 411 MB/s
Read 400
Write 323
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 406
220% 304 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 1.7
355% 2.6 MB/s
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 307 385 393 391 390 MB/s
Read 382
Write 352
Mixed 85
SusWrite 370
215% 297 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.8
426% 3 MB/s
325GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 297 300 305 303 304 MB/s
Read 327
Write 250
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 300
176% 242 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 2.3
559% 4.23 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 244 247 246 250 247 MB/s
Read 228
Write 155
Mixed 50.6
SusWrite 240
122% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.27 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 222 225 224 226 226 MB/s
Read 244
Write 36.2
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 223
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.2
208% 1.37 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 64 100 97 129 145 MB/s
Read 188
Write 157
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 104
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.6 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 68 71 72 70 70 MB/s
Read 27.2
Write 72
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 68.9
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 1.1 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 3,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $351

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