Average Bench: 75.4% (103rd of 1015)

Based on 107 user benchmarks.  Model: Red Hat VirtIO

Good average bench

The Red Hat VirtIO 2TB averaged 24.6% 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 80.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 126MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 107 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.8 Read 133 197
53 Write 126 197
30.9 Mixed 80.8 146
57 SusWrite 132 195
86.7% 118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.43 4K Read 1.27 4.92
0.4 4K Write 1.82 4.96
0.1 4K Mixed 0.65 1.16
159% 1.25 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 185 186 185 185 184 MB/s
Read 176
Write 190
Mixed 35.6
SusWrite 185
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 167 168 168 167 MB/s
Read 136
Write 161
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 168
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
199% 1.7 MB/s
107 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,140,049 HDDs tested

Typical Hat VirtIO 2TB Builds (Compare 597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 73%
Workstation 74%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $519

Popular Hat VirtIO 2TB systems:

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