Average Bench: 91.9% (18th of 1015)

Based on 196 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 5 Volume

Excellent average bench

The Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB averaged just 8.0% 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 3.16MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 280MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB is 174%. 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 34.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 49.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 196 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 Read 280 534
3.84 Write 34.6 171
5.99 Mixed 42.6 89.3
4.02 SusWrite 49.2 238
73.8% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 3.16 13.3
0.08 4K Write 0.81 3.02
0.1 4K Mixed 0.55 1.22
208% 1.51 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 239 231 239 227 232 MB/s
Read 378
Write 189
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 228
153% 212 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 1.2
281% 2.3 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 38 42 39 39 MB/s
Read 496
Write 7
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 39.5
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.5
449% 3.37 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 56 62 66 62 MB/s
Read 355
Write 72.8
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 61
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 0.8 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 66 73 69 75 77 MB/s
Read 338
Write 37.2
Mixed 52.7
SusWrite 69.9
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
375% 2.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 10 11 12 12 12 MB/s
Read 372
Write 11
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 11.2
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
174% 1.13 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 102 104 106 110 120 MB/s
Read 136
Write 124
Mixed 56
SusWrite 104
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.3
252% 1.87 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.6 MB/s
Read 233
Write 3
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 2.5
44% 61 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
116% 0.8 MB/s
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Typical Raid 5 Volume 3TB Builds (Compare 3,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $982

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