Average Bench: 75.2% (106th of 1015)

Based on 106 user benchmarks.  Model: Red Hat VirtIO

Good average bench

The Red Hat VirtIO 2TB averaged 24.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Red Hat VirtIO 2TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.27MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Red Hat VirtIO 2TB is 68.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Red Hat VirtIO 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 81.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 126MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 106 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Read 133 197
52.8 Write 126 197
31 Mixed 81.3 146
56.7 SusWrite 131 195
86.5% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 1.27 4.93
0.4 4K Write 1.81 4.99
0.1 4K Mixed 0.65 1.17
159% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 187 188 188 187 188 MB/s
Read 178
Write 164
Mixed 88.8
SusWrite 187
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 158 154 150 153 154 MB/s
Read 153
Write 136
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 154
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 162 171 173 166 165 MB/s
Read 118
Write 156
Mixed 146
SusWrite 168
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
189% 1.57 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,761,102 HDDs tested.

Typical Hat VirtIO 2TB Builds (Compare 1,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

System: QEMU Standard PC (Q35 + ICH9, 2009)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $500

Popular Hat VirtIO 2TB systems:

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