Average Bench: 40.2% (879th of 1011)

Based on 583 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Below average average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 59.7% 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 Random Read Speed 16MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 341MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB is just 10.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 32.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 583 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 341 367
75.1 Write 84.6 87.9
111 Mixed 129 138
66.2 SusWrite 81.4 85
34.8% 159 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 16 20.7
21.4 4K Write 27.8 30.9
8.93 4K Mixed 13.6 16.4
56.5% 19.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 173 198
28.7 DQ Write 32.8 34.8
14.6 DQ Mixed 49 59.5
49.8% 84.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 63 50 50 61 71 MB/s
Read 303
Write 52.5
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 61.8
28% 127 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13.4
52% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 25.8
DQ Mixed 49.9
52% 89.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,624,272 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 1,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%

System: Alienware M14xR2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $420

Popular PM830 mSATA 32GB systems:

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