Average Bench: 37.9% (891st of 1011)

Based on 2,438 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSA2CW080G3, INTEL SS DSA2CW080G3, INTEL SSDSA2BW080G3

Poor average bench

The Intel 320 Series 80GB averaged 62.0% 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 Random Read Speed 16.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 320 Series 80GB is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 320 Series 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 80.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 89MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,438 samples)
Min Avg Max
156 Read 226 258
76.6 Write 89 93.1
90 Mixed 110 118
49.4 SusWrite 80.2 92.8
27.9% 126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 16.9 21.2
18.5 4K Write 32.4 42.3
11.2 4K Mixed 18 21.6
65.7% 22.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 DQ Read 110 138
41.8 DQ Write 58.5 69.3
19.7 DQ Mixed 52.7 67.4
47.6% 73.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 85 83 84 85 81 MB/s
Read 256
Write 90.5
Mixed 116
SusWrite 84.2
30% 137 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 20.7
78% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 62.3
DQ Mixed 61.8
55% 84.9 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 72 62 56 38 26 MB/s
Read 252
Write 89.5
Mixed 110
SusWrite 56.4
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 20.2
76% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 29.6
40% 74.6 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 66 59 56 58 54 MB/s
Read 224
Write 90.8
Mixed 115
SusWrite 58.9
27% 122 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 19.4
77% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 66.6
DQ Mixed 63.8
56% 86.5 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 73 60 50 43 49 MB/s
Read 249
Write 88.3
Mixed 116
SusWrite 58.5
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 18.5
70% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 61.6
DQ Mixed 61
55% 86.3 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 67 48 35 35 46 MB/s
Read 212
Write 90.5
Mixed 111
SusWrite 49
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 17.7
69% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 57.9
DQ Mixed 58.4
53% 82.8 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 88 91 91 91 92 MB/s
Read 216
Write 90.5
Mixed 111
SusWrite 89.5
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 14.8
54% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 57.7
DQ Mixed 66.2
57% 86.6 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 70 69 57 60 68 MB/s
Read 170
Write 81.2
Mixed 91.2
SusWrite 66.4
23% 102 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 15.8
55% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 49
DQ Mixed 53.5
47% 71.7 MB/s
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Typical 320 Series 80GB Builds (Compare 41,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $620

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