Average Bench: 68.9% (646th of 1040)

Based on 3,616 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT180A3

Above average average bench

The Intel 330 Series 180GB averaged 31.0% 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 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 180GB is 31.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 330 Series 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 131MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 171MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,616 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 345 388
128 Write 171 193
181 Mixed 209 221
94.7 SusWrite 131 176
47.5% 214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 27.5 34.8
35.9 4K Write 78.4 113
20.6 4K Mixed 31.3 39.1
123% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 261 296
121 DQ Write 166 186
72.5 DQ Mixed 173 205
140% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 137 150 149 147 150 MB/s
Read 360
Write 184
Mixed 214
SusWrite 144
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 35.2
129% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 182
151% 219 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 117 121 137 146 149 MB/s
Read 352
Write 50
Mixed 194
SusWrite 132
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 22
77% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 186
150% 216 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 100 82 83 74 77 MB/s
Read 294
Write 148
Mixed 196
SusWrite 84.5
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 21.3
98% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 155
114% 154 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,753,414 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 180GB Builds (Compare 23,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular 330 Series 180GB systems:

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Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Flash: Intel Synchronous 25nm MLC

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