Average Bench: 154% (138th of 1058)

Based on 993 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Raid 1 Volume

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB averaged 54.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 432MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,508MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB is 256%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Raid 1 Volume 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 383MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 540MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 993 samples)
Min Avg Max
449 Read 1,508 3,393
47.2 Write 540 1,307
87.8 Mixed 586 1,413
70.2 SusWrite 383 889
166% 754 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 38.9 66.7
20.5 4K Write 79.3 138
15.5 4K Mixed 45.2 81
159% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
144 DQ Read 600 1,422
43.5 DQ Write 374 943
59.2 DQ Mixed 432 1,143
337% 469 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2299 830 829 838 837 834 MB/s
Read 3,080
Write 2,373
Mixed 1722
SusWrite 1,078
459% 2,063 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 81.5
273% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 997
DQ Mixed 1,081
792% 1,033 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 775 502 503 429 327 277 MB/s
Read 3,699
Write 1,737
Mixed 1,673
SusWrite 469
416% 1,895 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 76.7
267% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 1,453
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 1,232
918% 1,228 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 335 316 316 317 315 MB/s
Read 1,076
Write 473
Mixed 539
SusWrite 323
133% 602 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 46.4
158% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 458
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 370
284% 388 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 296 317 305 307 312 MB/s
Read 1,073
Write 474
Mixed 531
SusWrite 308
132% 597 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 47.3
155% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 372
285% 388 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 356 349 360 359 353 MB/s
Read 1080
Write 434
Mixed 370
SusWrite 353
123% 559 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 37.9
143% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 259
217% 317 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 209 207 209 205 204 MB/s
Read 1,043
Write 217
Mixed 106
SusWrite 210
85% 394 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 40.3
133% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 420
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 238
206% 308 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 320 320 318 320 322 MB/s
Read 1017
Write 471
Mixed 500
SusWrite 302
126% 573 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 21.9
82% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 37.3
126% 279 MB/s
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 43 41 66 53 68 MB/s
Read 388
Write 43.5
Mixed 126
SusWrite 56.1
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 20.1
80% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 57.9
DQ Mixed 99.1
84% 126 MB/s
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Typical Raid 1 Volume 500GB Builds (Compare 33,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,078

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