Average Bench: 86.3% (212th of 955)

Based on 91 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD

Very good average bench

The Samsung SSD 128GB averaged just 13.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SSD 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SSD 128GB is 57%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 265MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 328MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 91 samples)
Min Avg Max
430 Read 496 525
82.7 Write 328 490
122 Mixed 365 493
56.7 SusWrite 265 422
81.2% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 29.3 40.2
33.2 4K Write 84.2 135
13 4K Mixed 25.6 42.1
122% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 289 377
49.8 DQ Write 180 323
21.6 DQ Mixed 71.2 137
97% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 372 369 368 366 362 MB/s
Read 481
Write 417
Mixed 333
SusWrite 369
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 48.7
196% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 318
246% 336 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: DXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 431 435 430 432 434 MB/s
Read 459
Write 411
Mixed 316
SusWrite 422
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 42.2
164% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 22.9
83% 184 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
Read 512
Write 305
Mixed 340
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 25.4
154% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 68.7
119% 234 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 267 228 210 214 208 MB/s
Read 444
Write 341
Mixed 254
SusWrite 226
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 37.3
156% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 31.2
108% 238 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 502
Write 367
Mixed 400
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 21.4
111% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 93.1
DQ Mixed 17.8
26% 47.2 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 295 296 267 214 186 MB/s
Read 381
Write 313
Mixed 241
SusWrite 252
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 25.9
115% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 98.5
118% 205 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 61 54 57 55 49 MB/s
Read 422
Write 68.5
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 56.7
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 22.2
108% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 97.7
DQ Write 69.1
DQ Mixed 45.6
44% 70.8 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: CXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 435
Write 267
Mixed 359
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.61
2% 0.75 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,537,239 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme6+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $729

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