Average Bench: 63% (756th of 1059)

Based on 17 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SATA SSD 128GB
Poor: 58%Average: 63% Great: 66%

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Above average average bench

The Samsung SATA SSD 128GB averaged 37.0% 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-64Thread Read Speed 322MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SATA SSD 128GB is just 7.9%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Samsung SATA SSD 128GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 107MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 426 461
78.3 Write 110 132
84 Mixed 118 132
56.9 SusWrite 107 127
41.4% 190 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 26.4 28.8
52.4 4K Write 69.2 76.8
18.2 4K Mixed 19.5 21.4
102% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
301 DQ Read 322 333
74.7 DQ Write 101 125
51.5 DQ Mixed 54.4 57.8
81.2% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2400Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 123 124 126 124 MB/s
Read 458
Write 124
Mixed 131
SusWrite 123
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 20.8
110% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 55.8
86% 170 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2400Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 127 128 127 128 MB/s
Read 416
Write 128
Mixed 132
SusWrite 127
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 19.9
104% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 55.2
83% 161 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2400Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 54 53 56 58 60 MB/s
Read 398
Write 80.2
Mixed 113
SusWrite 56.9
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 20.2
99% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 87.7
DQ Mixed 51.5
79% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,024,487 SSDs tested.

Typical SATA SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 2,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H510M-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $265

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