Average Bench: 39.4% (871st of 1003)

Based on 578 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Poor average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 60.6% 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. Sequential Read Speed 346MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.6MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB is just 11.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 32.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 578 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 346 370
70.9 Write 83.8 87.8
109 Mixed 130 139
71 SusWrite 82 85
35% 160 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.6 4K Read 15.6 20.2
20 4K Write 27.6 30.9
6.95 4K Mixed 12.4 16.1
54.2% 18.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 DQ Read 161 198
27.8 DQ Write 32.4 34.6
6.95 DQ Mixed 41 59.2
44.5% 78.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 84 84 83 83 MB/s
Read 342
Write 85.5
Mixed 131
SusWrite 82.6
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 13.3
60% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 32.7
DQ Mixed 57.4
56% 94.6 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 84 84 83 83 MB/s
Read 351
Write 86.5
Mixed 130
SusWrite 83.6
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 13.7
56% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 34.3
DQ Mixed 58.3
57% 96.5 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: CXM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 320
Write 85.6
Mixed 131
SusWrite 83
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 14.1
59% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 33.2
DQ Mixed 57.7
56% 94 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,234,929 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 1,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $420

Popular PM830 mSATA 32GB systems:

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