Average Bench: 87.6% (110th of 873)

Based on 65 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD

Very good average bench

The Samsung SSD 128GB averaged just 12.4% 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 Read Speed 29.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SSD 128GB is 58.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 333MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65 samples)
Min Avg Max
449 Read 499 525
147 Write 333 491
161 Mixed 377 495
89.3% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 29.8 40.9
34.3 4K Write 85.3 135
14.9 4K Mixed 25.8 41.5
123% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 299 379
43.8 DQ Write 173 325
21.2 DQ Mixed 70.7 138
97% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 452
Mixed 474
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 27.6
151% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 82.1
128% 243 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: DXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 366
Mixed 405
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 26.1
155% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 70.1
127% 253 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: MAT22D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 483
Mixed 489
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 28.9
162% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 60.6
50% 69.5 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: DXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 284
Mixed 349
84% 382 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 17.6
103% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 48
56% 96.2 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 280
Mixed 341
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 19.8
90% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 59.4
76% 142 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 228
Mixed 354
79% 360 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 19.3
87% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 57.6
75% 140 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,217,022 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 99 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z170 Extreme6+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $935

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