Average Bench: 72.3% (564th of 1016)

Based on 992 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 27.7% 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 136MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 264MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 512GB is 33.6%. 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 95.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 258MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 992 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 443 498
102 Write 306 393
196 Mixed 258 300
144 SusWrite 294 387
72.7% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 20.4 24
36.4 4K Write 58.4 74
17 4K Mixed 24.7 29.1
93.5% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
151 DQ Read 264 296
66.9 DQ Write 95.1 108
54.9 DQ Mixed 136 157
112% 165 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
97GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 345 393 404 395 393 MB/s
Read 502
Write 52.7
Mixed 298
SusWrite 367
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 30.7
117% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 159
128% 187 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 392 398 400 404 404 MB/s
Read 487
Write 386
Mixed 294
SusWrite 399
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 29.1
109% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 157
128% 187 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 362 388 367 404 386 MB/s
Read 489
Write 336
Mixed 294
SusWrite 379
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 23.3
87% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 146
119% 174 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 330 319 329 332 309 MB/s
Read 452
Write 339
Mixed 258
SusWrite 327
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 24.5
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 151
127% 188 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 165 167 170 168 144 MB/s
Read 424
Write 214
Mixed 223
SusWrite 164
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 24.1
97% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 75.2
DQ Mixed 127
108% 166 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: CXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 72 72 71 MB/s
Read 346
Write 138
Mixed 174
SusWrite 71.7
40% 182 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 22.2
78% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 77.7
DQ Mixed 111
86% 120 MB/s
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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 5,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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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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