Average Bench: 71.8% (124th of 1015)

Based on 1,092 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Good average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 3TB averaged 28.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 1.03MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 3TB is 78.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 3TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 47.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 99.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,092 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.6 Read 125 191
40.1 Write 99.6 162
19.4 Mixed 47.6 70
59.2 SusWrite 125 188
72.3% 99.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 1.03 1.3
0.6 4K Write 1.76 2.59
0.3 4K Mixed 0.9 1.2
175% 1.23 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 143 145 144 144 145 MB/s
Read 145
Write 132
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 144
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
201% 1.37 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 156 153 163 156 143 MB/s
Read 118
Write 112
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 154
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
187% 1.87 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 127 128 128 128 MB/s
Read 129
Write 122
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 127
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.4 MB/s
511GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 127 128 129 129 128 MB/s
Read 129
Write 74.4
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 127
68% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.13 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 112 112 111 113 113 MB/s
Read 114
Write 59.8
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 110
68% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
546GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 87 90 90 89 MB/s
Read 95.5
Write 77.5
Mixed 40.2
SusWrite 88.1
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.3 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 70 69 74 70 74 MB/s
Read 104
Write 55
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 70.3
48% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical Raid 1 Volume 3TB Builds (Compare 22,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,141

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