Average Bench: 125% (147th of 1016)

Based on 8,926 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 256GB averaged 25.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 0 Volume 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 286MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,212MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 256GB is 189%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 0 Volume 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 387MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 440MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,926 samples)
Min Avg Max
453 Read 1,212 2,804
188 Write 571 1,253
181 Mixed 440 893
84.1 SusWrite 387 841
144% 653 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 4K Read 26.5 48.3
28.9 4K Write 68.4 130
13.6 4K Mixed 31.2 59.9
116% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
129 DQ Read 422 1,055
77.5 DQ Write 357 725
33.4 DQ Mixed 286 731
243% 355 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 513 272 271 268 266 264 MB/s
Read 2,520
Write 1,237
Mixed 1,083
SusWrite 309
283% 1,287 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 72.3
230% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,256
DQ Write 1253
DQ Mixed 1,096
867% 1,202 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 867 880 675 612 807 725 MB/s
Read 2,642
Write 1,156
Mixed 888
SusWrite 761
300% 1,362 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 54.4
201% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,005
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 687
526% 727 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 531 497 507 522 480 MB/s
Read 2,036
Write 972
Mixed 654
SusWrite 521
230% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 35.2
125% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 821
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 551
413% 565 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 702 736 739 764 641 211 MB/s
Read 901
Write 753
Mixed 622
SusWrite 632
163% 727 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 37.5
127% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 547
DQ Mixed 313
263% 370 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 485 566 564 561 567 MB/s
Read 957
Write 556
Mixed 278
SusWrite 527
128% 580 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 26.5
107% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 169
163% 256 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 228 213 206 210 209 MB/s
Read 907
Write 516
Mixed 380
SusWrite 221
112% 506 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 38
143% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 232
217% 338 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 164 159 162 170 151 MB/s
Read 983
Write 340
Mixed 358
SusWrite 163
101% 461 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 24.8
86% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 201
159% 225 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 256GB Builds (Compare 1,564 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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