Average Bench: 81.2% (406th of 1012)

Based on 186 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD

Very good average bench

The Samsung SSD 128GB averaged just 18.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SSD 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 105MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 80.3MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SSD 128GB is 69.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 241MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 186 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 461 523
73.1 Write 302 487
116 Mixed 303 489
56.1 SusWrite 241 470
72.9% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 27.3 39.9
27.1 4K Write 80.3 135
14.4 4K Mixed 26.8 45.2
118% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 281 382
42 DQ Write 170 344
22.4 DQ Mixed 105 333
111% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 205 161 223 237 271 MB/s
Read 476
Write 272
Mixed 212
SusWrite 227
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38.4
162% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 124
148% 260 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 293 294 294 289 253 MB/s
Read 404
Write 293
Mixed 231
SusWrite 286
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 16.5
79% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 104
76% 101 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,342 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 14,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,095

Popular SSD 128GB compatible motherboards:

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $270Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $58
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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