Average Bench: 91.3% (23rd of 1015)

Based on 187 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 5 Volume

Excellent average bench

The Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB averaged just 8.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.18MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 279MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB is 177%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 33.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 47.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 187 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.9 Read 279 535
4 Write 33.7 151
6.62 Mixed 42.8 89.5
5.25 SusWrite 47.6 242
73.3% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.33 4K Read 3.18 14
0.09 4K Write 0.8 2.78
0.1 4K Mixed 0.54 1.2
207% 1.51 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
432GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 138 140 143 141 138 MB/s
Read 214
Write 50.3
Mixed 50.5
SusWrite 136
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.67 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 152 157 157 158 151 MB/s
Read 183
Write 124
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 147
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.67 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 45 48 48 48 48 MB/s
Read 198
Write 50.3
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 47.1
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.3
265% 1.57 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 42 48 48 49 50 MB/s
Read 195
Write 44.8
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 47.1
70% 94 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.1
235% 1.43 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 12 12 12 13 MB/s
Read 218
Write 5.2
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 11.9
47% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
180% 1.2 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 20 22 20 22 20 MB/s
Read 50.2
Write 17.5
Mixed 19
SusWrite 19.8
20% 26.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
37% 0.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,460,847 HDDs tested.

Typical Raid 5 Volume 3TB Builds (Compare 3,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 7 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,043

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