Average Bench: 71.7% (545th of 1003)

Based on 832 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 28.2% 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 122MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 250MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 512GB is 33.8%. 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 94MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 832 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 449 502
123 Write 311 394
193 Mixed 276 428
138 SusWrite 289 386
74.1% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 20.2 23.9
33.6 4K Write 58 74.6
14.1 4K Mixed 23.7 29.1
91.7% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 250 296
61.1 DQ Write 94 108
16.3 DQ Mixed 122 157
103% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 352 369 344 394 396 MB/s
Read 476
Write 383
Mixed 257
SusWrite 366
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 28
96% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 145
120% 178 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 266 268 270 270 270 MB/s
Read 456
Write 381
Mixed 296
SusWrite 269
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 26.6
104% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 154
126% 185 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 269 270 276 273 271 MB/s
Read 474
Write 377
Mixed 293
SusWrite 271
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 26
101% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 156
127% 185 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 285 264 269 287 284 MB/s
Read 457
Write 74.7
Mixed 240
SusWrite 279
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 25.7
102% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 96.2
DQ Mixed 134
115% 175 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 167 153 156 147 147 MB/s
Read 483
Write 351
Mixed 262
SusWrite 171
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 28
108% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 147
121% 180 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 384 376 385 362 361 MB/s
Read 425
Write 380
Mixed 281
SusWrite 368
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 23.3
94% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.5
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 152
85% 78.8 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 179 192 189 171 154 MB/s
Read 444
Write 284
Mixed 252
SusWrite 186
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 26.1
102% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 99
DQ Mixed 143
120% 179 MB/s
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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 4,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $2,392

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