Average Bench: 168% (33rd of 873)

Based on 1,554 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV128

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 68.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,722MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB is 91.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 185MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 313MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,554 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,197 Read 1,722 1,884
205 Write 539 670
362 Mixed 768 936
220% 1,010 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 4K Read 52.1 54.6
42.8 4K Write 118 196
19.3 4K Mixed 36.1 50.6
188% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.8 DQ Read 313 695
88.9 DQ Write 185 262
20.9 DQ Mixed 102 193
116% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,842
Write 663
Mixed 905
248% 1,137 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 55.1
255% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 196
208% 354 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,717
Write 440
Mixed 624
201% 927 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 44
194% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 128
148% 264 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,585
Write 620
Mixed 889
226% 1,031 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 43.4
150% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 108
114% 190 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 1,440
Write 578
Mixed 845
210% 954 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 37
155% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 94.5
113% 204 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,456
Write 615
Mixed 881
216% 984 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 37.1
145% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 30.6
56% 112 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,641
Write 382
Mixed 701
197% 908 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 26.3
162% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 107
110% 179 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,819
Write 607
Mixed 783
233% 1,069 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 28
104% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 41.2
42% 68.2 MB/s
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Typical SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-1782

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $75

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