Average Bench: 72.4% (606th of 1058)

Based on 1,700 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 27.6% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 134MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 262MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 512GB is 32.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 830 512GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 92.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,700 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 448 496
115 Write 292 390
189 Mixed 257 299
137 SusWrite 293 390
72% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 20.5 24
33.4 4K Write 58.1 74
18.3 4K Mixed 24.7 29
93.6% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 262 296
60.1 DQ Write 92.6 108
82.3 DQ Mixed 134 158
110% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
344GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 360 386 389 388 384 MB/s
Read 502
Write 226
Mixed 310
SusWrite 353
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 28.2
104% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 146
121% 180 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 291 316 314 321 305 MB/s
Read 484
Write 302
Mixed 254
SusWrite 306
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 29.1
109% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 148
122% 180 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 330 314 347 366 355 MB/s
Read 490
Write 266
Mixed 291
SusWrite 341
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 27.1
104% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 132
99% 135 MB/s
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 283 301 299 292 309 MB/s
Read 421
Write 292
Mixed 242
SusWrite 292
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 26.5
96% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 96.3
DQ Mixed 150
120% 173 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 292 288 283 283 272 MB/s
Read 411
Write 285
Mixed 225
SusWrite 276
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 19.9
4K Mixed 16
53% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 138
112% 165 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,048 SSDs tested.

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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 23,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,368

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