Average Bench: 40.7% (878th of 1011)

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

Below average average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 59.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 16.2MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB is just 8.38%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 33.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 578 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 338 359
75.7 Write 85.1 88
115 Mixed 129 134
67.5 SusWrite 81.7 85.2
34.7% 158 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 16.2 20.9
22.3 4K Write 28.2 30.9
11.4 4K Mixed 14.2 16.4
57.7% 19.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.3 DQ Read 179 198
30.2 DQ Write 33.1 34.8
17 DQ Mixed 53.8 59.6
52.9% 88.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 84 86 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 347
Write 86.7
Mixed 133
SusWrite 85.1
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 14.6
58% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 33.7
DQ Mixed 59.3
58% 96.8 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Read 350
Write 88
Mixed 132
SusWrite 85
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 13.3
52% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 33.7
DQ Mixed 57.4
56% 94.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,671 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 1,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $420

Popular PM830 mSATA 32GB systems:

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