Average Bench: 46.7% (847th of 1016)

Based on 1,045 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSA2CW300G3, INTEL SSDSA2BW300G3L, INTEL SSDSA2BW300G3H, INTEL SSDSA2CW30, INTEL SSDSA2BW300G3

Below average average bench

The Intel 320 Series 300GB averaged 53.3% 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 66.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 21.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 320 Series 300GB is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 320 Series 300GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 176MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
161 Read 234 259
161 Write 199 219
143 Mixed 176 188
110 SusWrite 177 215
44.1% 196 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 17.1 21.2
20 4K Write 33.3 42.5
12.7 4K Mixed 21.1 25.9
70.5% 23.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 DQ Read 127 140
43.6 DQ Write 75.6 97.1
24.2 DQ Mixed 66.4 77.6
58.8% 89.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free
Firmware: 4PC10365
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 207 216 216 209 209 MB/s
Read 258
Write 219
Mixed 190
SusWrite 204
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 25.9
89% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 96.6
DQ Mixed 74
67% 103 MB/s
258GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 219 220 214 210 210 MB/s
Read 258
Write 217
Mixed 188
SusWrite 215
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 23.7
79% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 69.6
64% 98.8 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 148 138 123 111 110 MB/s
Read 246
Write 198
Mixed 182
SusWrite 134
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 25
84% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 75.7
68% 103 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 168 156 97 117 122 MB/s
Read 246
Write 208
Mixed 182
SusWrite 144
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 23.2
78% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 74.2
63% 93.9 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 179 202 207 193 205 MB/s
Read 248
Write 207
Mixed 180
SusWrite 186
46% 205 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 19.5
64% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 69.3
60% 91.3 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 171 207 203 201 197 MB/s
Read 238
Write 205
Mixed 178
SusWrite 185
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 18.3
60% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 69.7
61% 91.8 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 155 164 162 159 165 MB/s
Read 186
Write 168
Mixed 139
SusWrite 165
37% 165 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 18.2
60% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 24
20% 28.1 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4PC10302
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 101 137 94 66 91 MB/s
Read 112
Write 184
Mixed 146
SusWrite 109
31% 138 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 16.6
56% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 17.7
DQ Write 37.7
DQ Mixed 20
17% 25.1 MB/s
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Typical 320 Series 300GB Builds (Compare 4,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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System: HP Z800 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 3% - Terrible Total price: $289

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