Average Bench: 60.8% (637th of 959)

more Based on 3,420 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 39.1% 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 107MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 236MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 27.1%. 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 75.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 224MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,420 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 402 458
150 Write 249 310
151 Mixed 228 280
95.1 SusWrite 224 302
61.5% 276 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 18.6 23.9
30.4 4K Write 47.5 71.4
14.4 4K Mixed 20.1 24.8
79% 28.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 DQ Read 236 297
49.8 DQ Write 75.4 101
22.2 DQ Mixed 107 149
91.6% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 290 287 288 275 265 MB/s
Read 453
Write 302
Mixed 248
SusWrite 283
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 22.8
91% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 127
106% 159 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 253 256 283 277 254 MB/s
Read 403
Write 244
Mixed 253
SusWrite 264
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 21.8
82% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 79.9
DQ Mixed 130
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 9,080,616 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 3,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

System: Dell Latitude E6430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $199

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