Average Bench: 206% (61st of 1011)

Based on 7,622 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 105.5% 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 680MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,793MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 223%. 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 626MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
730 Read 1,793 3,342
457 Write 1,417 2,565
348 Mixed 872 1,796
187 SusWrite 626 966
262% 1,177 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 4K Read 45.3 65.1
53.9 4K Write 110 180
29.2 4K Mixed 56.9 85.2
200% 70.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 763 1,656
191 DQ Write 759 1,430
129 DQ Mixed 680 1,401
533% 734 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 765 633 229 244 387 619 MB/s
Read 2,706
Write 2,232
Mixed 722
SusWrite 479
339% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 58.5
213% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 1,001
784% 1,091 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 576 577 581 580 580 MB/s
Read 1,102
Write 907
Mixed 723
SusWrite 588
186% 830 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.4
196% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 476
DQ Write 617
DQ Mixed 504
392% 533 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 585 577 607 599 577 547 MB/s
Read 1,002
Write 904
Mixed 620
SusWrite 582
174% 777 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 55.3
190% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 447
339% 454 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 634 686 689 695 694 697 MB/s
Read 1,066
Write 686
Mixed 436
SusWrite 682
160% 718 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 32.2
119% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 513
DQ Mixed 319
271% 389 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 126 204 148 99 110 MB/s
Read 746
Write 643
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 164
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 21
79% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 65.4
115% 222 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 13,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,378

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