Average Bench: 194% (75th of 1016)

Based on 9,849 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 0 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB averaged 93.9% 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 624MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,621MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB is 212%. 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 606MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,849 samples)
Min Avg Max
700 Read 1,621 3,318
481 Write 1,292 2,429
346 Mixed 830 1,718
163 SusWrite 606 990
242% 1,087 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 44.2 64.1
56.4 4K Write 107 170
32.6 4K Mixed 56.1 85.6
196% 69.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
246 DQ Read 702 1,527
234 DQ Write 720 1,356
116 DQ Mixed 624 1,350
493% 682 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2214 1078 798 806 808 804 MB/s
Read 2,743
Write 2,328
Mixed 1,838
SusWrite 1,085
447% 1,999 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 77.5
253% 86.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,355
DQ Write 1,227
DQ Mixed 1,055
856% 1,213 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2057 1033 610 608 611 609 MB/s
Read 3,362
Write 2,204
Mixed 1,630
SusWrite 921
450% 2,030 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 70.6
236% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 777
DQ Mixed 876
659% 886 MB/s
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1313 844 824 843 843 843 MB/s
Read 2,578
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,815
SusWrite 918
427% 1,911 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 83.2
277% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1326
DQ Write 1,124
DQ Mixed 1,218
915% 1,223 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1003 847 854 761 863 862 MB/s
Read 2,507
Write 1,764
Mixed 1,806
SusWrite 865
387% 1,735 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 49.3
160% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 1617
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 1,147
908% 1,276 MB/s
436GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 787 602 602 603 602 604 MB/s
Read 1,059
Write 918
Mixed 640
SusWrite 633
182% 813 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 57.5
201% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 462
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 492
373% 498 MB/s
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 530 591 590 591 588 MB/s
Read 1,044
Write 858
Mixed 511
SusWrite 560
166% 743 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 43.7
145% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 456
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 408
317% 434 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 618 269 215 182 163 153 MB/s
Read 1008
Write 852
Mixed 530
SusWrite 266
148% 664 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 47.5
168% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 438
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 446
361% 502 MB/s
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Typical Raid 0 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 14,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,479

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