Average Bench: 37.9% (793rd of 929)

Based on 464 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Poor average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 62.1% 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. Sequential Read Speed 359MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB is just 13%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 31.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 81.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 464 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 359 372
56.7 Write 81.2 86.4
90.9 Mixed 131 140
41.2% 190 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.77 4K Read 15.4 20.3
19.9 4K Write 27.3 30.9
5.66 4K Mixed 9.86 12.5
50.4% 17.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 DQ Read 133 195
22.7 DQ Write 31.1 33.5
6.56 DQ Mixed 21.6 28.7
31.5% 61.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 368
Write 85.6
Mixed 138
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 12.5
58% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 32.6
DQ Mixed 28.7
43% 85.1 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 368
Write 84.4
Mixed 137
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 11.6
54% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 32.6
DQ Mixed 28.5
42% 82.1 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 366
Write 84.6
Mixed 133
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 26.7
4K Mixed 10.6
46% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 32
DQ Mixed 28.3
41% 81.2 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 368
Write 85
Mixed 136
42% 197 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 7.43
51% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 33
DQ Mixed 7.06
24% 56.7 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 359
Write 53.9
Mixed 93.3
36% 169 MB/s
4K Read 4.05
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 6.52
30% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 32.4
DQ Mixed 26
39% 77.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,222,865 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 1,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Alienware M17xR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $420

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