Average Bench: 72.5% (551st of 1011)

Based on 939 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 27.4% 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 262MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 512GB is 32.9%. 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 95.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 259MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 939 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 444 498
103 Write 307 394
189 Mixed 259 299
149 SusWrite 296 388
73% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 20.5 24
36.4 4K Write 58.7 73.8
17.1 4K Mixed 24.7 29.1
93.7% 34.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77 DQ Read 262 296
67.4 DQ Write 95.4 107
44 DQ Mixed 135 158
111% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 361 343 371 372 343 MB/s
Read 474
Write 382
Mixed 285
SusWrite 357
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 28.1
108% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 152
124% 183 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 356 350 345 360 364 MB/s
Read 443
Write 333
Mixed 279
SusWrite 354
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 28.5
110% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 156
127% 186 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 353 342 349 365 376 MB/s
Read 443
Write 335
Mixed 268
SusWrite 353
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 22.9
79% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 157
127% 185 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 301 308 308 303 306 MB/s
Read 431
Write 238
Mixed 191
SusWrite 306
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 22.8
84% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 148
121% 178 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM01B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 271 270 104 91 92 MB/s
Read 383
Write 289
Mixed 247
SusWrite 178
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 9.1
58% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 63
DQ Mixed 102
87% 133 MB/s
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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 4,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $2,392

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