Average Bench: 61.1% (706th of 1003)

more Based on 5,477 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 38.9% 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 111MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 247MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 26.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 218MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,477 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 406 461
159 Write 249 310
157 Mixed 227 284
105 SusWrite 218 304
61.3% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 18.6 23.7
31.5 4K Write 48.4 69
14.8 4K Mixed 20.3 24.7
79.8% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 247 296
48.9 DQ Write 75.8 99.8
22.8 DQ Mixed 111 149
94.9% 145 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: CXM0101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 248 203 208 208 223 MB/s
Read 477
Write 246
Mixed 281
SusWrite 219
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 23.6
99% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 77.3
DQ Mixed 121
107% 166 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 219 216 248 214 201 MB/s
Read 412
Write 262
Mixed 244
SusWrite 217
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 19.1
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 128
109% 166 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 141 159 150 142 141 MB/s
Read 385
Write 229
Mixed 199
SusWrite 151
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 21.3
87% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 107
98% 156 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 300 290 303 299 294 MB/s
Read 381
Write 300
Mixed 249
SusWrite 297
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 17.4
52% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 126
108% 163 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02K1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 148 137 116 96 89 MB/s
Read 443
Write 166
Mixed 171
SusWrite 124
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 18.4
73% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 96.9
90% 146 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,833,395 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 13,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $133

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