Average Bench: 166% (32nd of 859)

Based on 1,143 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZHPV128HDGM-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 66.4% 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 1,651MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 70.4MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB is 85.4%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 254MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,143 samples)
Min Avg Max
761 Read 1,651 1,900
107 Write 531 663
201 Mixed 743 932
213% 975 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 4K Read 70.4 47.2
25.5 4K Write 104 144
9.04 4K Mixed 31.1 45.3
201% 68.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 DQ Read 254 565
76.7 DQ Write 182 257
18 DQ Mixed 89.5 184
102% 175 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,786
Write 604
Mixed 821
234% 1,071 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 43.3
185% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 419
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 171
170% 277 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,588
Write 651
Mixed 935
232% 1,058 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 37.2
180% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.7
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 183
111% 115 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,362
Write 636
Mixed 873
211% 957 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.8
175% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 146
152% 253 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,724
Write 655
Mixed 817
233% 1,065 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 22.2
156% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.1
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 22.1
38% 70.5 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,360
Write 654
Mixed 906
215% 974 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 39.3
166% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 171
124% 153 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,759
Write 612
Mixed 889
237% 1,087 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 21.7
132% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.7
DQ Write 80.5
DQ Mixed 43.8
38% 54 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,328
Write 625
Mixed 889
209% 948 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 38.7
160% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 114
96% 132 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 759
Write 656
Mixed 725
159% 713 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 42.7
168% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 175
151% 228 MB/s
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Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,078

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