Average Bench: 72.4% (606th of 1058)

Based on 1,581 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 27.5% 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 31.7%. 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 93.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,581 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 447 496
110 Write 293 390
191 Mixed 257 300
150 SusWrite 296 390
72.2% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 20.4 24
33.7 4K Write 57.9 74.2
18.7 4K Mixed 24.7 29
93.2% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
142 DQ Read 262 296
64.4 DQ Write 93.2 108
85.5 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%
476GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 318 314 316 342 328 MB/s
Read 488
Write 313
Mixed 278
SusWrite 323
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 27.3
102% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 120
93% 129 MB/s
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 372 384 384 383 387 MB/s
Read 444
Write 383
Mixed 265
SusWrite 378
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 18.3
73% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 154
125% 182 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 226 210 226 223 216 MB/s
Read 480
Write 266
Mixed 225
SusWrite 222
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 25.7
98% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 125
110% 170 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 236 191 213 223 224 MB/s
Read 431
Write 325
Mixed 239
SusWrite 226
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 23.7
94% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 140
117% 174 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 345 229 153 111 85 MB/s
Read 473
Write 382
Mixed 292
SusWrite 217
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 22.8
82% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 158
127% 184 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 85 102 107 85 70 MB/s
Read 421
Write 320
Mixed 242
SusWrite 99
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 23.6
97% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 90.5
DQ Mixed 124
109% 170 MB/s
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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 20,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,590

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