Average Bench: 160% (70th of 956)

Based on 1,762 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZHPV128HDGM-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 59.9% 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 1,619MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 54.7MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB is 75.4%. 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 191MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,762 samples)
Min Avg Max
752 Read 1,619 1,904
144 Write 548 667
193 Mixed 716 939
68 SusWrite 453 653
183% 834 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 54.7 45.7
6.32 4K Write 103 140
6.26 4K Mixed 33.1 51.4
180% 63.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 DQ Read 278 696
97.8 DQ Write 191 260
19.3 DQ Mixed 130 395
125% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 595 615 553 449 351 295 MB/s
Read 1,508
Write 631
Mixed 597
SusWrite 476
177% 803 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 53.4
207% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 396
314% 451 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 627 612 623 611 617 MB/s
Read 737
Write 637
Mixed 438
SusWrite 594
135% 601 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.6
163% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 391
292% 395 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 79 86 75 67 MB/s
Read 1,544
Write 93.7
Mixed 170
SusWrite 80.3
100% 472 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.7
70% 15.7 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 84 84 78 55 19 MB/s
Read 1,555
Write 93
Mixed 172
SusWrite 67.5
100% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.8
68% 15.3 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 70 66 70 69 68 MB/s
Read 1,515
Write 79.5
Mixed 140
SusWrite 69.2
95% 451 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.8
60% 13.6 MB/s
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AmazonUS $1104 months
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Typical SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 2,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $965

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