Average Bench: 57.9% (780th of 1034)

Based on 374 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SATA SSD

Average average bench

The Samsung SATA SSD 128GB averaged 42.1% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 94.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 420MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SATA SSD 128GB is 27.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung SATA SSD 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 86.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 197MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 374 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 420 480
152 Write 238 313
164 Mixed 260 372
103 SusWrite 197 262
62.1% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 17.2 23.2
24.7 4K Write 48 76.3
8.73 4K Mixed 16.5 23.1
72.6% 27.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 DQ Read 208 297
46.1 DQ Write 86.1 103
9.2 DQ Mixed 94.1 157
83.7% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 222 270 303 227 219 MB/s
Read 459
Write 304
Mixed 267
SusWrite 250
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 23.1
102% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 154
125% 184 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 205 232 266 247 259 MB/s
Read 398
Write 306
Mixed 245
SusWrite 237
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 17
82% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 95.8
DQ Mixed 147
121% 180 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 176 165 172 185 192 MB/s
Read 417
Write 207
Mixed 222
SusWrite 180
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 15.5
76% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 73.9
DQ Mixed 134
112% 167 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 196 198 220 203 227 MB/s
Read 339
Write 274
Mixed 182
SusWrite 209
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 16.7
60% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 64.1
DQ Mixed 21.1
22% 35.5 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 154 174 153 141 162 MB/s
Read 307
Write 203
Mixed 168
SusWrite 161
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 14.2
49% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 128
96% 130 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,491,048 SSDs tested.

Typical SATA SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 5,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $75

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