Average Bench: 62.8% (707th of 1018)

more Based on 7,396 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 37.2% 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 25.6%. 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 76.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 232MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,396 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 412 465
160 Write 254 310
167 Mixed 235 284
115 SusWrite 232 303
63.1% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 4K Read 19 24.1
31.8 4K Write 49.2 66.7
14.5 4K Mixed 20.6 25.3
81.2% 29.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
85.6 DQ Read 257 295
51.9 DQ Write 76.2 97.9
23.8 DQ Mixed 115 144
98.2% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 299 301 302 293 291 MB/s
Read 465
Write 303
Mixed 273
SusWrite 299
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 24.2
95% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 128
110% 169 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM07L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 307 309 301 308 304 MB/s
Read 444
Write 310
Mixed 254
SusWrite 302
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 22.4
89% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 131
109% 162 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 299 305 303 306 307 MB/s
Read 418
Write 304
Mixed 276
SusWrite 302
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 20.3
78% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 82.9
83% 139 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM02D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 116 105 112 100 89 MB/s
Read 446
Write 214
Mixed 213
SusWrite 116
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 22
100% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 83.1
DQ Mixed 125
109% 168 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 295 296 295 292 285 MB/s
Read 405
Write 306
Mixed 250
SusWrite 290
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 18.4
68% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 127
107% 161 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 258 259 290 281 271 MB/s
Read 372
Write 307
Mixed 206
SusWrite 272
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 15.7
60% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 111
96% 146 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,808,186 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 20,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $100

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