Average Bench: 67.5% (629th of 1011)

Based on 3,444 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT180A3

Above average average bench

The Intel 330 Series 180GB averaged 32.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 180GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 330 Series 180GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 169MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,444 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 341 392
114 Write 169 192
158 Mixed 206 221
98.3 SusWrite 129 159
46.9% 211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 27 35
14.8 4K Write 76.8 117
18.1 4K Mixed 30.6 39.2
121% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
134 DQ Read 251 296
50.8 DQ Write 160 187
61.3 DQ Mixed 167 204
135% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 149 148 138 145 146 MB/s
Read 373
Write 178
Mixed 209
SusWrite 143
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 33.1
132% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 197
159% 226 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 135 111 106 86 127 MB/s
Read 348
Write 179
Mixed 212
SusWrite 112
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 29.2
122% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 170
137% 194 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 180GB Builds (Compare 47,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $391

Popular 330 Series 180GB systems:

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