Average Bench: 166% (33rd of 862)

Based on 1,104 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZHPV128HDGM-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 66.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,692MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 69MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB is 96.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 246MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,104 samples)
Min Avg Max
761 Read 1,692 2,176
86.9 Write 524 660
169 Mixed 737 932
214% 984 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 69 324
5.27 4K Write 102 144
5.21 4K Mixed 31 45.2
198% 67.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 DQ Read 246 544
71 DQ Write 181 257
18.1 DQ Mixed 87.7 184
99.6% 171 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,804
Write 508
Mixed 881
232% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 8.42
149% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 40.1
74% 148 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,442,253 SSDs tested.

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Typical SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 1,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,182

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