Average Bench: 168% (30th of 859)

Based on 1,331 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV128

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 68.4% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,715MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 47.5MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB is 91.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 321MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,331 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,252 Read 1,715 1,874
241 Write 557 673
378 Mixed 792 933
223% 1,022 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 47.5 54.6
58 4K Write 123 197
21.7 4K Mixed 36.5 52.3
184% 68.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.2 DQ Read 321 743
92.2 DQ Write 188 262
21.4 DQ Mixed 101 193
117% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,571
Write 380
Mixed 498
176% 816 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 40.2
192% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 124
148% 269 MB/s
9GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,729
Write 345
Mixed 440
180% 838 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 40
173% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 97.4
122% 228 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,617
Write 263
Mixed 380
161% 753 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.2
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 564
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 103
140% 267 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,864,299 SSDs tested.


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Typical SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: MSI MS-1782

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $87

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