Average Bench: 203% (53rd of 1003)

Based on 7,958 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 103.2% 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 672MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,724MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 220%. 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 629MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,958 samples)
Min Avg Max
866 Read 1,724 3,397
515 Write 1,376 2,571
395 Mixed 830 1,709
251 SusWrite 629 943
254% 1,140 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 4K Read 45.3 69.7
62.2 4K Write 115 177
33 4K Mixed 57.5 90
203% 72.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
152 DQ Read 727 1,542
266 DQ Write 761 1,379
141 DQ Mixed 672 1,353
525% 720 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1086 638 637 632 632 627 MB/s
Read 2,797
Write 2,412
Mixed 1,706
SusWrite 709
425% 1,906 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 90.3
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,642
DQ Write 1,436
DQ Mixed 1,540
1,154% 1,539 MB/s
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1163 645 639 644 624 590 MB/s
Read 3305
Write 2364
Mixed 748
SusWrite 718
393% 1,784 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 57.4
234% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,215
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 892
760% 1,108 MB/s
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 963 645 646 648 648 645 MB/s
Read 2,394
Write 2,000
Mixed 680
SusWrite 699
320% 1,443 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 52.6
187% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,099
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 966
732% 987 MB/s
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 611 609 610 610 609 MB/s
Read 1,060
Write 943
Mixed 606
SusWrite 637
182% 812 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.4
223% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 467
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 487
393% 545 MB/s
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 628 537 552 552 577 558 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 921
Mixed 614
SusWrite 567
176% 787 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.9
205% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 462
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 484
391% 543 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 583 584 585 587 583 MB/s
Read 957
Write 918
Mixed 636
SusWrite 616
175% 782 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62.1
207% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 556
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 555
417% 554 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 554 654 687 715 706 330 MB/s
Read 1,060
Write 749
Mixed 656
SusWrite 608
172% 768 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 41.7
154% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 311
272% 399 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 323 236 196 175 211 MB/s
Read 940
Write 732
Mixed 489
SusWrite 279
136% 610 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47.4
166% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 549
DQ Write 601
DQ Mixed 396
347% 515 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 12,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
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Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,459

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