Average Bench: 67.9% (682nd of 1058)

Based on 4,363 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT180A3

Above average average bench

The Intel 330 Series 180GB averaged 32.0% 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 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 180GB is 33.1%. 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 133MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 172MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
291 Read 345 401
115 Write 172 204
157 Mixed 207 222
98.7 SusWrite 133 185
47.6% 214 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 27.7 34.5
15.5 4K Write 74 112
19.1 4K Mixed 30.6 38.5
120% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
154 DQ Read 260 296
66.6 DQ Write 164 190
67.3 DQ Mixed 171 204
139% 199 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: 125 116 112 137 113 119 MB/s
Read 388
Write 189
Mixed 218
SusWrite 120
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 42.4
175% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 160
137% 205 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 149 120 134 138 135 MB/s
Read 390
Write 181
Mixed 221
SusWrite 136
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 34.8
134% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 187
152% 218 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 131 110 136 132 137 MB/s
Read 319
Write 181
Mixed 207
SusWrite 132
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 25.5
132% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 200
158% 223 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 98 92 98 90 105 MB/s
Read 307
Write 132
Mixed 184
SusWrite 97.3
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 34.1
134% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 181
148% 214 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 144 145 141 146 143 MB/s
Read 337
Write 172
Mixed 211
SusWrite 140
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 31
118% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 198
156% 220 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 123 136 124 129 127 MB/s
Read 304
Write 171
Mixed 207
SusWrite 130
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 25.9
97% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 178
141% 198 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 126 126 132 139 93 MB/s
Read 400
Write 110
Mixed 149
SusWrite 123
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 18.8
75% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 52.7
DQ Mixed 65.6
57% 88.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,413,780 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 180GB Builds (Compare 38,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular 330 Series 180GB systems:

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