Average Bench: 54.4% (795th of 1016)

Based on 1,541 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-00000, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000SO, SAMSUNG MZMTE128HMGR-000MV

Average average bench

The Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB averaged 45.6% 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 24.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 281MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB is 33.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM851 mSATA 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 384 476
36.2 Write 108 137
59.5 Mixed 121 157
26 SusWrite 91.7 132
38.5% 176 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 24.1 34.1
21.5 4K Write 45 80.8
12.6 4K Mixed 18.1 23.9
83.5% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
123 DQ Read 281 362
32.9 DQ Write 101 140
33.7 DQ Mixed 53.3 63.1
75.6% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 83 79 84 79 MB/s
Read 408
Write 97.2
Mixed 137
SusWrite 84.4
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 20.5
105% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 96.9
DQ Mixed 57.3
85% 168 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT42M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 119 121 122 MB/s
Read 441
Write 125
Mixed 152
SusWrite 119
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 19
84% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 59.9
82% 153 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 114 116 118 119 119 MB/s
Read 394
Write 120
Mixed 134
SusWrite 116
42% 191 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 20.1
89% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 56.7
77% 145 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 113 126 121 127 129 MB/s
Read 352
Write 134
Mixed 139
SusWrite 123
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 19.5
90% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 62.3
86% 162 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT41M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 93 71 79 71 86 MB/s
Read 366
Write 124
Mixed 136
SusWrite 85.5
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 15.6
56% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 50.9
87% 177 MB/s
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT4100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 22 20 20 19 18 MB/s
Read 352
Write 30.5
Mixed 41
SusWrite 20.3
24% 111 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 14.4
65% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 27.2
DQ Mixed 29.8
60% 132 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,547,042 SSDs tested.

Typical PM851 mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 4,862 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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