Average Bench: 87.9% (35th of 1015)

Based on 22 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 2

Very good average bench

The Amd-raid Array 2 12TB averaged just 12.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 2 12TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 3.56MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.97MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 2 12TB is 83.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 2 12TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 91.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 142MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.7 Read 163 286
86.8 Write 190 322
33 Mixed 91.2 128
69.8 SusWrite 142 228
107% 147 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 3.56 15.5
2 4K Write 4.3 6.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.97 3.9
335% 2.94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: 6.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 144 139 139 143 145 MB/s
Read 364
Write 301
Mixed 114
SusWrite 141
168% 230 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 1.4
349% 3.07 MB/s
11TB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 178 174 165 174 MB/s
Read 154
Write 220
Mixed 103
SusWrite 171
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 3
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1
336% 3.13 MB/s
6.5TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 136 135 140 159 145 MB/s
Read 158
Write 192
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 144
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.6 MB/s
8TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 113 114 95 93 181 MB/s
Read 173
Write 69.9
Mixed 110
SusWrite 121
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 2.1
389% 2.83 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,694,722 HDDs tested.

Typical Array 2 12TB Builds (Compare 645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 163%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X399 SLI PLUS (MS-7B09)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,947

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