Average Bench: 60.5% (779th of 1058)

more Based on 11,645 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 39.4% 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 257MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 28.5%. 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 73.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,645 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 406 465
144 Write 236 308
152 Mixed 224 283
103 SusWrite 214 303
60.1% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 18.5 23.6
28.6 4K Write 47 66.1
13.2 4K Mixed 19.9 25.2
78.4% 28.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 257 296
47.9 DQ Write 73.2 97.2
24.2 DQ Mixed 111 141
95.7% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 163 171 158 158 165 MB/s
Read 433
Write 179
Mixed 211
SusWrite 158
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 22.4
96% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 116
98% 148 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 122 102 126 151 160 MB/s
Read 393
Write 183
Mixed 202
SusWrite 129
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 20.5
89% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 66.6
DQ Mixed 77.3
82% 144 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 235 255 244 259 247 MB/s
Read 403
Write 292
Mixed 255
SusWrite 251
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 16.1
61% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 78.5
DQ Mixed 131
110% 166 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,118 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 17,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

Popular PM830 128GB compatible motherboards:

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