Average Bench: 170% (25th of 850)

Based on 1,031 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV128

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 70.2% 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 1,718MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.8MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB is 90%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 323MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,266 Read 1,718 1,882
282 Write 583 674
393 Mixed 827 936
228% 1,043 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 44.8 54.6
63.7 4K Write 127 196
22.1 4K Mixed 37.4 52.9
183% 69.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.4 DQ Read 323 743
92.4 DQ Write 195 264
21.5 DQ Mixed 104 194
119% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,680
Write 583
Mixed 826
225% 1,029 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 45.7
185% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 155
170% 293 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,715
Write 215
Mixed 446
170% 792 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 44.4
174% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 535
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 124
147% 268 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,697
Write 195
Mixed 410
164% 767 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 44.9
175% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 119
145% 266 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: 300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 1,447
Write 661
Mixed 879
219% 996 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 26.1
151% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44.1
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 26.2
36% 62.1 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,740
Write 355
Mixed 434
181% 843 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 33
153% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 44.9
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 23.1
34% 60 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,484
Write 401
Mixed 602
180% 829 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 14.8
65% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 14.8
23% 41.4 MB/s
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AmazonUS $109.596 months ago.
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Typical SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-1782

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $110

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