Average Bench: 85.2% (265th of 959)

Based on 109 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD

Very good average bench

The Samsung SSD 128GB averaged just 14.8% 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 Random Write Speed 84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SSD 128GB is 59.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 325MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 109 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 485 525
109 Write 325 490
142 Mixed 350 492
61.8 SusWrite 250 437
78.8% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 28.5 40
33.2 4K Write 84 134
13.4 4K Mixed 26.2 42
121% 46.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 289 378
52.7 DQ Write 184 332
20.7 DQ Mixed 86.9 315
105% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: EXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 418 438 439 446 445 MB/s
Read 480
Write 464
Mixed 351
SusWrite 436
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 32.6
158% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 335
259% 354 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: EXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 465 452 427 391 473 MB/s
Read 491
Write 453
Mixed 333
SusWrite 437
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 31.2
143% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 335
259% 354 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 306 302 302 301 302 MB/s
Read 452
Write 306
Mixed 285
SusWrite 300
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 23.6
96% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 85.3
DQ Mixed 136
114% 172 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 223 222 235 234 197 MB/s
Read 424
Write 256
Mixed 240
SusWrite 224
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 20.3
86% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 128
109% 167 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 7,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,059

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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