Average Bench: 73.8% (114th of 1015)

Based on 98 user benchmarks.  Model: Red Hat VirtIO

Good average bench

The Red Hat VirtIO 2TB averaged 26.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.65MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.28MB/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 80.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 123MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 98 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.7 Read 131 198
50.8 Write 123 196
31 Mixed 80.6 147
54.6 SusWrite 128 198
85.1% 116 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.48 4K Read 1.28 5
0.4 4K Write 1.82 5.22
0.1 4K Mixed 0.65 1.21
160% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 140 123 139 126 120 MB/s
Read 140
Write 133
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 127
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 1.6
312% 2.67 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 64 65 64 64 65 MB/s
Read 125
Write 130
Mixed 106
SusWrite 63.8
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
832GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 109 115 130 112 133 MB/s
Read 19.9
Write 104
Mixed 29.7
SusWrite 116
49% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,750,296 HDDs tested.

Typical Hat VirtIO 2TB Builds (Compare 913 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: 46% - Average Total price: $540

Popular Hat VirtIO 2TB systems:

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