Average Bench: 38.1% (821st of 956)

Based on 491 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Poor average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 61.8% 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 356MB/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 13.4%. 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 31.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 81.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 491 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 356 372
57 Write 81.4 86.9
89.1 Mixed 130 140
69.8 SusWrite 82 85.2
35.5% 162 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.49 4K Read 15.4 20.3
19.9 4K Write 27.2 30.9
5.65 4K Mixed 10.4 14.9
51.1% 17.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 DQ Read 140 196
23.2 DQ Write 31.2 34
6.62 DQ Mixed 25.6 58.4
34.4% 65.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
10GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Read 300
Write 86.2
Mixed 132
SusWrite 83.8
33% 150 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 14.9
62% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 32.7
DQ Mixed 16.7
27% 54.8 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 84 84 84 84 83 MB/s
Read 333
Write 86.3
Mixed 120
SusWrite 83.7
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 14
61% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 33.8
DQ Mixed 16.8
16% 24.1 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 82 84 84 MB/s
Read 320
Write 84.2
Mixed 125
SusWrite 83.7
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 9.3
36% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 32.7
DQ Mixed 55.8
49% 76.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 871 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR2

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

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