Average Bench: 185% (104th of 1058)

Based on 14,603 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 85.0% 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 546MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,613MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 231%. 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 570MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 96.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,603 samples)
Min Avg Max
528 Read 1,613 3,385
332 Write 1,203 2,411
237 Mixed 787 1,843
138 SusWrite 570 1,033
232% 1,043 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 44.9 65.1
43.8 4K Write 96.8 164
26.4 4K Mixed 52.7 81.4
187% 64.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 651 1,399
129 DQ Write 610 1,203
101 DQ Mixed 546 1,227
433% 602 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2337 865 803 805 802 807 MB/s
Read 2775
Write 2,397
Mixed 1917
SusWrite 1,070
456% 2,040 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 79.4
263% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 1,153
866% 1,160 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 835 1596 724 590 516 518 MB/s
Read 2,474
Write 1,856
Mixed 1,461
SusWrite 796
367% 1,647 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 75.6
254% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,108
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 619
557% 852 MB/s
354GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 800 601 599 599 599 600 MB/s
Read 968
Write 881
Mixed 623
SusWrite 633
174% 776 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 50
187% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 503
391% 530 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 689 603 590 582 551 500 MB/s
Read 1,065
Write 875
Mixed 694
SusWrite 586
180% 805 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 50.1
165% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 409
301% 392 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 765 583 584 579 584 584 MB/s
Read 1,051
Write 824
Mixed 539
SusWrite 613
169% 757 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 43.7
142% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 369
296% 412 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 412 413 419 421 422 MB/s
Read 690
Write 522
Mixed 293
SusWrite 415
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 33.1
119% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 562
DQ Mixed 361
301% 427 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 349 465 462 428 464 MB/s
Read 660
Write 556
Mixed 336
SusWrite 430
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 17.4
72% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 439
309% 393 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 18,945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING - $346

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,210

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