Average Bench: 403% (6th of 1058)

Based on 8 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Array 3
Poor: 202%Average: 403% Great: 443%

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Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Array 3 8TB averaged 303.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Array 3 8TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 816MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 3,739MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Array 3 8TB is 240%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Array 3 8TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 127MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,527 Read 1,993 2,267
760 Write 3,170 4,784
1,112 Mixed 1,719 2,436
793 SusWrite 3,739 4,899
604% 2,655 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 4K Read 35 41.1
35.6 4K Write 127 151
37.7 4K Mixed 54.2 68.4
190% 72.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
410 DQ Read 817 1,040
228 DQ Write 832 1,132
356 DQ Mixed 816 1,061
616% 822 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6TB free
Firmware: 9.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 621 705 662 714 707 705 MB/s
Read 1,303
Write 277
Mixed 477
SusWrite 686
151% 685 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 26.8
99% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 813
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 350
301% 461 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,232,080 SSDs tested.

Typical Array 3 8TB Builds (Compare 430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 193%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 340%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-TRX40 AORUS XTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $3,400

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