Average Bench: 61.9% (749th of 1040)

more Based on 9,404 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 38.1% 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 115MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 257MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 26.5%. 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 74.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 410 464
157 Write 247 309
167 Mixed 232 285
120 SusWrite 226 303
62.1% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 18.9 23.8
26.8 4K Write 47.7 65.6
14.1 4K Mixed 20.4 25.2
80% 29 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 257 296
50.2 DQ Write 74.8 97.8
23.3 DQ Mixed 115 150
97.9% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 230 220 209 197 187 MB/s
Read 442
Write 277
Mixed 256
SusWrite 216
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 23.7
94% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 125
107% 164 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 306 298 306 308 304 MB/s
Read 403
Write 302
Mixed 264
SusWrite 304
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 16.3
60% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 129
110% 168 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 251 244 229 276 241 MB/s
Read 413
Write 167
Mixed 244
SusWrite 247
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 18.3
70% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 114
103% 163 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 234 265 250 260 255 MB/s
Read 414
Write 270
Mixed 259
SusWrite 252
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 19.3
66% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 73.2
DQ Mixed 122
104% 159 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 238 244 249 275 259 MB/s
Read 402
Write 227
Mixed 247
SusWrite 244
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 16.3
56% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 76.3
DQ Mixed 126
107% 162 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,681,375 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 11,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $79

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