Average Bench: 33.9% (926th of 1011)

Based on 13 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZ8PA128HMCD-010L1

Poor average bench

The Samsung MZ8PA128HMCD-010L1 128GB averaged 66.0% 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 Random Read Speed 10.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 194MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZ8PA128HMCD-010L1 128GB is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung MZ8PA128HMCD-010L1 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 10.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 44.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 Read 199 252
121 Write 194 243
72.1 Mixed 173 241
87.6 SusWrite 142 196
39.8% 177 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.57 4K Read 10.3 14.4
17.1 4K Write 28.3 45.3
1.85 4K Mixed 7.71 12.3
40.5% 15.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.58 DQ Read 64.4 115
24.6 DQ Write 44.2 61.2
5.68 DQ Mixed 10.5 24.4
19.7% 39.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07L1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 244
Write 233
Mixed 231
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 8.86
54% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 53.6
DQ Mixed 10
26% 56.8 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM08L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 200 203 199 201 195 MB/s
Read 207
Write 197
Mixed 170
SusWrite 196
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 12.3
51% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 43.8
DQ Mixed 24.4
33% 61.1 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07L1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 212
Write 196
Mixed 201
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 9.6
56% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 17.1
DQ Write 47.7
DQ Mixed 8.33
13% 24.4 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM08L1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 226
Write 226
Mixed 160
46% 204 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 8.05
36% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 45.3
DQ Mixed 11.1
26% 56.6 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07L1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 192
Write 183
Mixed 183
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 8.16
53% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 15.9
DQ Write 52
DQ Mixed 9.79
14% 25.9 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM08L1Q Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 232
Write 185
Mixed 218
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 8.28
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 5.89
31% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 9.58
DQ Write 55.1
DQ Mixed 5.71
12% 23.5 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 104 96 128 90 33 MB/s
Read 148
Write 138
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 87.6
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 10.1
34% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 29.4
DQ Mixed 18.7
27% 52.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical MZ8PA128HMCD-010L1 128GB Builds (Compare 12 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 2904HDU

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $80

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