Average Bench: 38.5% (943rd of 1058)

Based on 4,269 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSA2CW080G3, INTEL SS DSA2CW080G3, INTEL SSDSA2BW080G3

Poor average bench

The Intel 320 Series 80GB averaged 61.5% 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 54.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.1MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 320 Series 80GB is just 15.8%. 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 82.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 89MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,269 samples)
Min Avg Max
165 Read 230 259
78.6 Write 89 93
91.4 Mixed 111 118
55.1 SusWrite 82.1 93
28.3% 128 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 17.1 21
20.4 4K Write 32.5 41.7
13.2 4K Mixed 18.1 21.5
66.2% 22.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 116 138
43.4 DQ Write 58.8 69.6
20 DQ Mixed 54.6 67.4
49.3% 76.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 92 93 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 261
Write 92.3
Mixed 118
SusWrite 90.8
31% 141 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 21.6
79% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 63.6
DQ Mixed 64.2
57% 88 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 86 84 80 76 67 MB/s
Read 239
Write 93.3
Mixed 116
SusWrite 78.4
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 18.9
74% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 61.6
56% 86.9 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 91 88 90 92 89 MB/s
Read 204
Write 78.7
Mixed 100
SusWrite 89.7
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 21.1
68% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 64.4
58% 89.4 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 83 82 83 81 77 MB/s
Read 246
Write 88.4
Mixed 116
SusWrite 77.7
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 18.3
66% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 62.6
56% 87 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 85 78 87 85 88 MB/s
Read 224
Write 90.7
Mixed 112
SusWrite 80.5
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 18
64% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 64.9
56% 85.1 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 87 77 78 75 75 MB/s
Read 188
Write 90.9
Mixed 103
SusWrite 80.3
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 29.7
4K Mixed 14.5
56% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 16.6
DQ Write 42.2
DQ Mixed 19
18% 25.9 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 74 74 80 83 82 MB/s
Read 120
Write 81
Mixed 107
SusWrite 78.6
22% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 10.9
38% 11.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 57
DQ Mixed 56.7
51% 79.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,294,507 SSDs tested.

Typical 320 Series 80GB Builds (Compare 41,244 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular 320 Series 80GB systems:

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