Average Bench: 54.9% (816th of 1040)

Based on 2,138 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-00000, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000SO, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000MV

Average average bench

The Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB averaged 45.1% 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 Random Read Speed 24.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 285MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 388 477
40.6 Write 110 137
57.6 Mixed 123 158
27.5 SusWrite 93 132
39% 178 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 24.2 35.2
20.6 4K Write 44.8 81.3
12.7 4K Mixed 18.4 24.7
84% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 285 361
32.2 DQ Write 104 140
34.7 DQ Mixed 54.2 64.1
77% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 63 68 69 68 63 MB/s
Read 413
Write 83.2
Mixed 93
SusWrite 69.6
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 19.3
86% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 55
72% 134 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 87 99 94 102 100 MB/s
Read 348
Write 116
Mixed 109
SusWrite 94.9
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 18.4
88% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 54
75% 143 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 124 121 124 124 124 MB/s
Read 303
Write 126
Mixed 125
SusWrite 122
37% 169 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 17.5
85% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 58.6
80% 152 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 99 112 114 109 112 MB/s
Read 314
Write 131
Mixed 118
SusWrite 110
37% 169 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 15
72% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 52.8
60% 104 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 21 21 22 20 20 MB/s
Read 300
Write 22.8
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 21
20% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 9.7
47% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 28
DQ Mixed 32
51% 104 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,038,246 SSDs tested.

Typical PM851 mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 1,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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