Average Bench: 155% (138th of 1058)

Based on 690 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 512GB averaged 55.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 1 Volume 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,558MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 512GB is 273%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 431MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 526MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 690 samples)
Min Avg Max
446 Read 1,558 3,344
47.5 Write 560 1,308
61.2 Mixed 526 1,321
25.4 SusWrite 431 1,211
169% 769 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 34.5 58.5
17.8 4K Write 78.9 151
11.8 4K Mixed 40.2 73.6
146% 51.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.6 DQ Read 628 1,421
36 DQ Write 360 951
24.3 DQ Mixed 397 1,154
321% 462 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1088 1151 1171 1169 1165 1166 MB/s
Read 3,286
Write 1,162
Mixed 1,455
SusWrite 1,152
389% 1,764 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 75.4
244% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,382
DQ Write 872
DQ Mixed 1,120
837% 1,125 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1269 999 773 776 773 766 MB/s
Read 2,062
Write 1,257
Mixed 1,396
SusWrite 893
312% 1,402 MB/s
4K Read 58.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 74
243% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,116
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 1,024
766% 1,022 MB/s
450GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 642 640 618 607 612 MB/s
Read 1,588
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,380
SusWrite 657
275% 1,228 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 88.7
279% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,682
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 1,191
913% 1,260 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 53 44 81 61 56 MB/s
Read 2,298
Write 194
Mixed 342
SusWrite 64.6
154% 725 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 43.3
176% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,140
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 199
255% 486 MB/s
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 239 210 229 275 285 MB/s
Read 959
Write 503
Mixed 488
SusWrite 249
122% 550 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 53.1
192% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 880
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 407
348% 527 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 7 6.9 278 86 52 MB/s
Read 2,448
Write 799
Mixed 794
SusWrite 72.9
223% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 16.9
83% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 13.9
DQ Mixed 22.1
60% 140 MB/s
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 380 371 383 382 380 MB/s
Read 450
Write 352
Mixed 294
SusWrite 378
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 19.8
96% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 52.5
87% 163 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,325,966 SSDs tested.

Typical Raid 1 Volume 512GB Builds (Compare 1,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision 3630 Tower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $312

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