Average Bench: 59.9% (784th of 1058)

more Based on 12,515 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

Average average bench

The Samsung PM830 128GB averaged 40.1% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 252MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 27.5%. 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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 12,515 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 400 459
152 Write 236 308
148 Mixed 220 274
112 SusWrite 213 299
59.6% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 18.2 23.7
29.1 4K Write 46.4 65.7
13.3 4K Mixed 19.8 24.8
77.4% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 252 293
46.6 DQ Write 72.6 97.3
23.9 DQ Mixed 111 140
94.9% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 172 168 154 161 176 MB/s
Read 445
Write 140
Mixed 245
SusWrite 164
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 22.8
91% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 69.5
DQ Mixed 113
101% 159 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM07L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 134 119 118 112 MB/s
Read 348
Write 142
Mixed 145
SusWrite 121
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 17.4
70% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 88
83% 136 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,146 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 19,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $200

Popular PM830 128GB compatible motherboards:

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