Average Bench: 162% (34th of 873)

Based on 1,157 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZHPV128HDGM-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 62.4% 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 1,664MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.9MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB is 80.5%. 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 242MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,157 samples)
Min Avg Max
762 Read 1,664 1,905
81.2 Write 535 664
159 Mixed 742 935
214% 980 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 4K Read 59.9 46.9
4.69 4K Write 101 144
4.53 4K Mixed 31.3 44.8
184% 64 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.7 DQ Read 242 512
79 DQ Write 182 259
18.4 DQ Mixed 87.5 180
99.2% 170 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
247GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 964
Write 974
Mixed 955
216% 964 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 47.6
170% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 26.8
89% 192 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,753
Write 586
Mixed 816
230% 1,052 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 34.4
169% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 20.9
35% 64.4 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,628
Write 621
Mixed 893
230% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 34
133% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 155
150% 239 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,656
Write 446
Mixed 607
196% 903 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 31.2
162% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 142
135% 215 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 1,571
Write 561
Mixed 867
219% 1,000 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 36.1
128% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 139
144% 241 MB/s
299GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 959
Write 975
Mixed 946
215% 960 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 29.2
140% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 156
96% 102 MB/s
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Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Extreme6 - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,327

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