Average Bench: 60% (638th of 956)

more Based on 3,615 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000H1, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000L5, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000DA, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 2.5" 7mm 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM83

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM830 128GB averaged 39.9% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 77.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 427MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 27.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 71.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 229MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,615 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 427 484
166 Write 250 310
168 Mixed 266 377
140 SusWrite 229 304
65.3% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 18.2 23.6
27.2 4K Write 47.2 68.7
9.86 4K Mixed 17.3 24.6
74.7% 27.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 DQ Read 196 296
38.4 DQ Write 71.2 97.6
9.33 DQ Mixed 77.8 143
72.2% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 307 305 306 309 308 MB/s
Read 452
Write 310
Mixed 287
SusWrite 306
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 25.6
104% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 133
111% 166 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 301 299 297 301 297 MB/s
Read 454
Write 300
Mixed 272
SusWrite 292
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 25.6
105% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 130
108% 161 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 244 238 230 222 215 MB/s
Read 402
Write 210
Mixed 247
SusWrite 229
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 22.5
91% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 76.2
DQ Mixed 127
106% 158 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 210 222 229 237 242 MB/s
Read 421
Write 254
Mixed 202
SusWrite 231
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 20.1
77% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 107
97% 153 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 303 303 300 299 300 MB/s
Read 372
Write 282
Mixed 243
SusWrite 299
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 15
59% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 131
111% 167 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 277 269 258 254 260 MB/s
Read 367
Write 221
Mixed 171
SusWrite 259
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 20.3
79% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 53.6
DQ Mixed 23.6
22% 33.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,933,425 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 3,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $199

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