Average Bench: 195% (78th of 1037)

Based on 9,945 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 94.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 644MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,673MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 232%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 593MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
553 Read 1,673 3,392
452 Write 1,303 2,438
306 Mixed 816 1,816
159 SusWrite 593 988
244% 1,096 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 44.7 66.5
46.8 4K Write 103 165
29.1 4K Mixed 55.6 86.2
193% 67.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
242 DQ Read 720 1,569
226 DQ Write 712 1,380
154 DQ Mixed 644 1,332
504% 692 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 994 705 705 706 702 687 MB/s
Read 3,313
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,802
SusWrite 750
455% 2,049 MB/s
4K Read 71.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 92.8
313% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,054
DQ Write 1,343
DQ Mixed 1388
995% 1,262 MB/s
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1562 854 858 860 856 818 MB/s
Read 3,353
Write 2,374
Mixed 1,784
SusWrite 968
471% 2,120 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 75.9
249% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1048
DQ Write 960
DQ Mixed 1,074
787% 1,027 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1363 1330 787 791 813 807 MB/s
Read 2,571
Write 2,169
Mixed 1,801
SusWrite 982
420% 1,881 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 77.4
252% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,574
DQ Write 1,350
DQ Mixed 1,460
1,095% 1,461 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 960 959 967 979 982 987 MB/s
Read 2,104
Write 2,075
Mixed 1,686
SusWrite 972
383% 1,709 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 53.8
191% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 576
DQ Mixed 638
480% 643 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 417 513 544 491 521 MB/s
Read 975
Write 910
Mixed 521
SusWrite 469
161% 719 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 52.3
186% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 449
DQ Write 468
DQ Mixed 349
293% 422 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 340 368 386 389 389 MB/s
Read 510
Write 401
Mixed 355
SusWrite 354
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 22.3
83% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 226
166% 219 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 9,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING - $302

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,183

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