Average Bench: 91% (21st of 1015)

Based on 270 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 5 Volume

Excellent average bench

The Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB averaged just 8.9% 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 3.41MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.6MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 5 Volume 3TB is 170%. 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 44MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 270 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 Read 277 526
3.52 Write 31.5 123
5.98 Mixed 39.5 86.4
2.69 SusWrite 44 240
71.2% 98.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.31 4K Read 3.41 13.1
0.1 4K Write 0.79 2.76
0.1 4K Mixed 0.6 1.3
223% 1.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 24 26 26 25 26 MB/s
Read 469
Write 25.2
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 24.7
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.9
617% 4.6 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 32 31 31 33 31 MB/s
Read 462
Write 23.7
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 30.7
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.4
660% 4.67 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 172 174 175 168 174 MB/s
Read 211
Write 115
Mixed 40.9
SusWrite 167
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 324
Write 15.2
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 19.8
72% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1
287% 1.87 MB/s
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Typical Raid 5 Volume 3TB Builds (Compare 2,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $978

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