Average Bench: 72.4% (552nd of 1011)

Based on 902 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 263MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 512GB is 33.4%. 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 95.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 259MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 902 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 443 498
119 Write 309 392
189 Mixed 259 298
140 SusWrite 294 388
72.9% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 20.4 24
36.7 4K Write 58.7 74.1
17.1 4K Mixed 24.7 29.1
93.7% 34.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
76.9 DQ Read 263 296
67.3 DQ Write 95.7 108
42.8 DQ Mixed 135 157
111% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
468GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 323 326 332 340 347 MB/s
Read 485
Write 350
Mixed 282
SusWrite 334
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 27.9
108% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 152
125% 184 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 371 365 373 374 385 MB/s
Read 491
Write 374
Mixed 290
SusWrite 372
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 28.6
108% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 87.5
DQ Mixed 132
100% 136 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 395 396 399 397 408 MB/s
Read 437
Write 399
Mixed 288
SusWrite 397
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 21.5
74% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 158
128% 187 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 251 277 272 295 328 MB/s
Read 436
Write 308
Mixed 238
SusWrite 284
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 24.1
94% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 142
119% 177 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,647 SSDs tested.

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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 4,733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $2,269

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