Average Bench: 72% (592nd of 1040)

Based on 1,332 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series, SAMSUNG SSD 830

Good average bench

The Samsung 830 512GB averaged 27.9% 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 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 258MB/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 93.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,332 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 442 496
115 Write 297 391
192 Mixed 257 298
124 SusWrite 295 388
72.1% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 20.4 24
33.6 4K Write 57.4 73.7
18.5 4K Mixed 24.7 29
93% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
116 DQ Read 258 296
61.8 DQ Write 93.6 107
45.1 DQ Mixed 133 157
110% 162 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 275 326 291 312 326 MB/s
Read 445
Write 295
Mixed 251
SusWrite 283
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 26.5
103% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 144
119% 177 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 367 372 387 390 390 MB/s
Read 400
Write 378
Mixed 268
SusWrite 359
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 21.8
73% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 155
126% 185 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 286 299 311 295 304 MB/s
Read 471
Write 288
Mixed 215
SusWrite 289
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 21.6
79% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 112
100% 158 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 250 309 302 306 301 MB/s
Read 351
Write 149
Mixed 233
SusWrite 291
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 20.4
77% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 156
127% 185 MB/s
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 111 117 116 116 119 MB/s
Read 352
Write 283
Mixed 197
SusWrite 110
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 21.3
75% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 52.8
DQ Mixed 26
23% 33.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,849 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $5006 years
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Typical 830 512GB Builds (Compare 136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-523G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $500

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