Average Bench: 197% (67th of 1011)

Based on 8,219 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 96.5% 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 654MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,671MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 229%. 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 594MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
725 Read 1,671 3,344
446 Write 1,319 2,525
310 Mixed 801 1,750
147 SusWrite 594 992
244% 1,096 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 4K Read 44.8 70.1
56.9 4K Write 109 179
29.2 4K Mixed 56.1 89.9
197% 70 MB/s
Min Avg Max
226 DQ Read 717 1,557
213 DQ Write 741 1,436
86.2 DQ Mixed 654 1,415
512% 704 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2384 829 621 621 621 620 MB/s
Read 2,741
Write 2,419
Mixed 1,719
SusWrite 949
437% 1,957 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 96.7
331% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1929
DQ Write 1,698
DQ Mixed 1,808
1,357% 1,812 MB/s
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1328 853 859 857 848 851 MB/s
Read 2,606
Write 2,120
Mixed 1,734
SusWrite 933
413% 1,848 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 93.3
314% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,418
DQ Write 1,188
DQ Mixed 1,300
974% 1,302 MB/s
424GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2193 959 616 615 616 614 MB/s
Read 2,370
Write 2,166
Mixed 1,722
SusWrite 935
402% 1,798 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 54.7
173% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1,051
DQ Mixed 1,173
880% 1,177 MB/s
268GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 828 605 604 604 603 603 MB/s
Read 1,055
Write 949
Mixed 612
SusWrite 641
182% 814 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 65.6
236% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 476
379% 522 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 751 767 772 787 782 784 MB/s
Read 989
Write 787
Mixed 682
SusWrite 774
181% 808 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 39.3
141% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 341
272% 377 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 688 596 585 604 606 605 MB/s
Read 1,086
Write 840
Mixed 693
SusWrite 614
181% 808 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 47
156% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 334
250% 333 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 425 475 489 488 486 MB/s
Read 497
Write 454
Mixed 382
SusWrite 434
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 43.4
142% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 387
DQ Mixed 396
296% 393 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 13,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,443

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