Average Bench: 82.2% (404th of 1026)

Based on 48 user benchmarks.  Model: MARVELL Raid VD

Very good average bench

The Marvell Raid VD 256GB averaged just 17.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Marvell Raid VD 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 579MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Marvell Raid VD 256GB is 63.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Marvell Raid VD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 298MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 48 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 579 758
88.8 Write 435 750
67.5 Mixed 422 704
56.4 SusWrite 298 559
96.9% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8 4K Read 21.3 30
13.7 4K Write 48.7 79.9
5.7 4K Mixed 20.6 36.4
84.4% 30.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 200 338
47.3 DQ Write 208 387
5.39 DQ Mixed 111 290
109% 173 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: MV.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 420 479 487 481 426 MB/s
Read 444
Write 515
Mixed 408
SusWrite 443
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 28.8
97% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 31.1
70% 134 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MV.R00-0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 285 221 211 196 190 MB/s
Read 581
Write 404
Mixed 393
SusWrite 238
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 22.3
74% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 238
182% 247 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MV.R00-0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 172 195 187 193 192 MB/s
Read 465
Write 307
Mixed 348
SusWrite 180
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 14.2
40% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 290
217% 291 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: MV.R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 162 235 231 231 228 MB/s
Read 342
Write 321
Mixed 155
SusWrite 220
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 12.1
67% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 85.2
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 150
96% 110 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MV.R00-0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 96 40 4 6 51 MB/s
Read 552
Write 288
Mixed 180
SusWrite 56.4
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 12.8
52% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 74.9
73% 121 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,453,876 SSDs tested.

Typical Raid VD 256GB Builds (Compare 8,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming 5 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,089

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