Average Bench: 172% (119th of 1058)

Based on 1,749 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV128

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB averaged 72.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 894MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB is 105%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 375MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 196MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,749 samples)
Min Avg Max
876 Read 1,568 2,151
43.7 Write 509 669
85.4 Mixed 517 701
39.8 SusWrite 375 645
162% 742 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 65.8 302
3.1 4K Write 109 167
6.2 4K Mixed 44.9 58.2
215% 73.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
285 DQ Read 894 1,102
99.1 DQ Write 196 264
90.2 DQ Mixed 318 413
292% 470 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 669 664 663 654 646 MB/s
Read 1,654
Write 679
Mixed 737
SusWrite 661
206% 933 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 56
238% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,106
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 414
374% 595 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 673 669 670 663 653 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 655
Mixed 703
SusWrite 666
199% 899 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 59
234% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,103
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 410
372% 592 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 322 299 304 293 284 MB/s
Read 1,803
Write 594
Mixed 447
SusWrite 307
172% 788 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 54.2
218% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,068
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 306
304% 515 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 398 395 379 384 373 MB/s
Read 1,881
Write 552
Mixed 578
SusWrite 395
186% 851 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 47
172% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 877
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 370
314% 480 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 309 294 301 258 251 MB/s
Read 1,356
Write 576
Mixed 542
SusWrite 300
152% 693 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 55.6
220% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,102
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 313
314% 533 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 237 228 220 224 222 MB/s
Read 1,312
Write 438
Mixed 400
SusWrite 229
130% 595 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 47
186% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 960
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 263
269% 461 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 290 270 256 245 278 MB/s
Read 1,645
Write 527
Mixed 498
SusWrite 269
160% 735 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 17.8
94% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 58.3
93% 190 MB/s
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Typical SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 1,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI MS-1782

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $60

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