Average Bench: 95.4% (9th of 1015)

Based on 8 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 5
Poor: 53%Average: 95.4% Great: 201%

Excellent average bench

The Amd-raid Array 5 4TB averaged just 4.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 5 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.89MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 3.79MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 5 4TB is 148%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 5 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 115MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8 samples)
Min Avg Max
104 Read 183 349
62.3 Write 176 368
77.5 Mixed 115 145
57.3 SusWrite 149 351
115% 156 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 1.38 2.6
2.2 4K Write 3.79 4.5
0.1 4K Mixed 0.89 1.5
226% 2.02 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: 9.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 118 163 179 134 MB/s
Read 151
Write 62.3
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 147
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.3
103% 1.07 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 76 75 75 75 76 MB/s
Read 151
Write 146
Mixed 140
SusWrite 76.2
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 1.3
278% 2.33 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 69 81 75 73 68 MB/s
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 101
SusWrite 73.5
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 1.5
290% 2.3 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 84 83 77 79 78 MB/s
Read 104
Write 115
Mixed 110
SusWrite 79.4
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 1.4
275% 2.2 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,496,645 HDDs tested.

Typical Array 5 4TB Builds (Compare 23,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $529

Popular Array 5 4TB compatible motherboards:

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