Average Bench: 107% (212th of 1059)

Based on 194 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 2

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Array 2 500GB averaged 7.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 842MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 2 500GB is 198%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 228MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 194 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 784 2,227
248 Write 842 2,578
238 Mixed 644 1,715
91 SusWrite 392 1,099
150% 666 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.77 4K Read 27.1 58.8
19.1 4K Write 71.7 109
13.6 4K Mixed 35.1 67.3
124% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 228 792
76.4 DQ Write 380 1,057
22.1 DQ Mixed 230 790
195% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 507 507 502 499 501 497 MB/s
Read 476
Write 206
Mixed 441
SusWrite 502
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46.3
170% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 177
155% 224 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 245 248 248 250 252 MB/s
Read 428
Write 412
Mixed 407
SusWrite 247
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 35.4
121% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 92.2
85% 128 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 461 444 447 433 427 MB/s
Read 379
Write 443
Mixed 334
SusWrite 444
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 27.9
87% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 87.6
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 102
82% 113 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 293 306 308 308 307 MB/s
Read 423
Write 288
Mixed 271
SusWrite 297
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 20.5
76% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 96
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 109
106% 162 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,024,487 SSDs tested.

Typical Array 2 500GB Builds (Compare 2,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 199%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 221%
UFO

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X570 AORUS ULTRA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,109

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