Average Bench: 68.9% (616th of 1016)

Based on 3,242 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT180A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT180A3

Above average average bench

The Intel 330 Series 180GB averaged 31.1% 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 174MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 180GB is 31.7%. 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 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 342 394
128 Write 173 196
175 Mixed 208 221
92.9 SusWrite 130 164
47.4% 213 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 27.4 35.2
36.6 4K Write 79.6 115
20 4K Mixed 31.2 39.3
124% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
148 DQ Read 261 296
120 DQ Write 167 188
97.1 DQ Mixed 174 202
141% 201 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 111 104 109 100 94 MB/s
Read 334
Write 163
Mixed 194
SusWrite 106
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 32.2
133% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 188
146% 203 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,597 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 180GB Builds (Compare 50,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $345

Popular 330 Series 180GB systems:

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

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