Average Bench: 57.1% (817th of 1058)

Based on 28 user benchmarks.  Model: Red Hat VirtIO
Poor: 42%Average: 57.1% Great: 81%

Average average bench

The Red Hat VirtIO 256GB averaged 42.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 100MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Red Hat VirtIO 256GB is 38.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Red Hat VirtIO 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 210MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 32.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 28 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 397 560
34.8 Write 289 593
93.7 Mixed 275 541
115 SusWrite 210 404
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.98 4K Read 18.4 30.8
13.1 4K Write 32.1 60.4
5.39 4K Mixed 18.5 35.2
68.6% 23 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 DQ Read 161 318
17.1 DQ Write 113 232
6.91 DQ Mixed 100 255
84.8% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 183 201 180 175 176 MB/s
Read 308
Write 217
Mixed 205
SusWrite 180
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 19.4
74% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 121
109% 170 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 217 226 248 229 200 MB/s
Read 352
Write 248
Mixed 198
SusWrite 224
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 14.4
51% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 83.5
71% 102 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,172,203 SSDs tested.

Typical Hat VirtIO 256GB Builds (Compare 239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

System: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $510

Popular Hat VirtIO 256GB systems:

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