Average Bench: 84.1% (405th of 1058)

Based on 84 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 2

Very good average bench

The Amd-raid Array 2 249GB averaged just 15.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 2 249GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 341MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 2 249GB is 115%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 2 249GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 222MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 84 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 564 1,654
223 Write 560 1,507
216 Mixed 460 1,089
69.9 SusWrite 222 472
101% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.45 4K Read 26.8 44
15.1 4K Write 66 105
13.3 4K Mixed 33.5 51.6
118% 42.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.6 DQ Read 151 326
88.1 DQ Write 341 933
40.2 DQ Mixed 156 377
144% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 308 314 305 264 321 MB/s
Read 412
Write 450
Mixed 330
SusWrite 316
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 35.6
128% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 170
152% 222 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 174 177 162 177 MB/s
Read 477
Write 515
Mixed 444
SusWrite 172
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 31.3
111% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 72.7
104% 184 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 174 137 134 133 132 MB/s
Read 440
Write 509
Mixed 403
SusWrite 150
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 33.5
121% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 157
142% 209 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 278 291 295 291 279 MB/s
Read 440
Write 411
Mixed 373
SusWrite 281
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 27.1
98% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 74.5
74% 117 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 121 139 135 135 133 MB/s
Read 477
Write 372
Mixed 390
SusWrite 164
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 31
108% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 118
98% 137 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 266 260 277 274 281 MB/s
Read 352
Write 448
Mixed 352
SusWrite 280
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 9.1
4K Mixed 13
42% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 117
92% 124 MB/s
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Typical Array 2 249GB Builds (Compare 662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 135%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 167%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X399 DESIGNARE EX-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $2,637

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