Average Bench: 85.9% (41st of 1015)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Model: Lenovo RAID 530-8i
Poor: 29%Average: 85.9% Great: 117%

Very good average bench

The Lenovo RAID 530-8i 2TB averaged just 14.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lenovo RAID 530-8i 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.83MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this HDD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 41.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.53MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.2 Read 255 360
28.1 Write 41.3 48
51 Mixed 59.6 67.2
35.7 SusWrite 44.2 49.6
73.3% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.7 4K Read 1.83 2
0.5 4K Write 0.53 0.6
0.6 4K Mixed 0.73 0.8
168% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 50 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 360
Write 47.8
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 49.6
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
175% 1.07 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 48 49 49 47 47 MB/s
Read 342
Write 48
Mixed 51
SusWrite 47.4
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
182% 1.1 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 35 38 37 34 35 MB/s
Read 64.2
Write 28.1
Mixed 60.6
SusWrite 35.7
36% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
147% 0.93 MB/s

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