Average Bench: 38.4% (846th of 976)

Based on 523 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Poor average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB averaged 61.5% 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 354MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.4MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB is just 13.1%. 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 81.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 523 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 354 372
58.7 Write 81.9 87.3
94.8 Mixed 130 140
65.7 SusWrite 81.4 85
35.3% 162 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.55 4K Read 15.4 20.2
19.8 4K Write 27.2 30.9
5.81 4K Mixed 10.9 15.8
51.7% 17.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 DQ Read 147 197
25.1 DQ Write 31.4 34.2
6.69 DQ Mixed 28.8 58.8
36.7% 69.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 83 83 84 84 MB/s
Read 342
Write 88.1
Mixed 135
SusWrite 83.5
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 18.4
77% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 34.4
DQ Mixed 58
57% 94.9 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 75 78 83 83 MB/s
Read 337
Write 84.8
Mixed 132
SusWrite 80.3
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 14.2
57% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 33.6
DQ Mixed 57.4
56% 93.9 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 80 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Read 318
Write 87.5
Mixed 130
SusWrite 75.3
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 11
40% 11.3 MB/s
DQ Read 92.8
DQ Write 21.8
DQ Mixed 8.7
19% 41.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,302,979 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 32GB Builds (Compare 835 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

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