Average Bench: 62.3% (705th of 1016)

more Based on 5,732 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000H1, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000L5, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000DA, SAMSUNG MZ7PC128HAFU-000, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 2.5" 7mm 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM83

Above average average bench

The Samsung PM830 128GB averaged 37.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 116MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 259MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 26.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 225MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,732 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 409 465
163 Write 249 309
159 Mixed 233 284
124 SusWrite 225 305
62.2% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 19.1 23.9
32.4 4K Write 49.4 66
15.3 4K Mixed 20.6 25.4
81.4% 29.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 259 296
53.2 DQ Write 76.9 97.9
30.3 DQ Mixed 116 147
98.9% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 301 296 300 299 272 MB/s
Read 454
Write 308
Mixed 238
SusWrite 295
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 23
86% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 130
111% 168 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 221 169 131 175 212 MB/s
Read 455
Write 183
Mixed 240
SusWrite 182
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 23.8
90% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 75.8
DQ Mixed 117
102% 157 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 212 216 230 224 230 MB/s
Read 447
Write 208
Mixed 224
SusWrite 222
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 21.4
83% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 115
100% 154 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 18,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 51%
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $96

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