Average Bench: 69.2% (586th of 1003)

Based on 2,936 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT180A3

Above average average bench

The Intel 330 Series 180GB averaged 30.8% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 180GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 330 Series 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 170MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,936 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 345 392
110 Write 170 196
154 Mixed 208 222
96.9 SusWrite 130 172
47.3% 213 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 27.9 35.2
14.1 4K Write 80 117
18.7 4K Mixed 31.6 39.5
125% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 254 296
51.5 DQ Write 162 189
37.3 DQ Mixed 166 205
135% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 149 147 148 149 147 MB/s
Read 361
Write 188
Mixed 210
SusWrite 145
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 37.1
142% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 196
156% 222 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 111 116 117 106 106 MB/s
Read 336
Write 172
Mixed 212
SusWrite 113
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 32.5
133% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 176
140% 197 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,782,351 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 180GB Builds (Compare 39,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 54%
Workstation 23%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $455

Popular 330 Series 180GB systems:

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

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