Average Bench: 62% (704th of 1011)

more Based on 4,873 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 38.0% 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 254MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 128GB is 26%. 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 75.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 409 460
161 Write 252 310
162 Mixed 231 282
133 SusWrite 225 303
62.2% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 18.8 23.6
29.5 4K Write 48.8 68.9
14.3 4K Mixed 20.4 25
80.5% 29.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 254 296
51.9 DQ Write 75.8 100
23.3 DQ Mixed 115 151
97.8% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 300 303 308 307 309 MB/s
Read 442
Write 304
Mixed 280
SusWrite 306
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 22.6
84% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 130
108% 160 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM05H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 299 304 281 293 310 MB/s
Read 437
Write 308
Mixed 279
SusWrite 298
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 21.8
81% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 128
107% 160 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 241 252 235 234 255 MB/s
Read 387
Write 244
Mixed 199
SusWrite 241
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 19
66% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 69.1
DQ Mixed 119
95% 138 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 144 138 123 109 118 MB/s
Read 450
Write 186
Mixed 221
SusWrite 131
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 20.2
75% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 117
103% 160 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 187 172 188 141 108 MB/s
Read 387
Write 277
Mixed 188
SusWrite 170
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 21.7
82% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 54.5
DQ Mixed 24.4
23% 34 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,076 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 128GB Builds (Compare 14,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $114

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