Average Bench: 52.9% (809th of 1016)

Based on 471 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Average average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB averaged 47.0% 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 76.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 413MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB is 23.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 66MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 206MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 471 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 413 475
163 Write 227 253
155 Mixed 242 332
113 SusWrite 206 249
60.4% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.54 4K Read 14.1 21.1
17.2 4K Write 33.7 56.7
7.21 4K Mixed 14.9 22.7
58.4% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 DQ Read 186 268
30.3 DQ Write 66 80.9
7.69 DQ Mixed 76.9 124
69.7% 110 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 181 190 186 206 207 MB/s
Read 382
Write 216
Mixed 190
SusWrite 192
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 20
79% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 110
96% 147 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 232 230 239 231 239 MB/s
Read 413
Write 235
Mixed 227
SusWrite 234
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 17.4
62% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 119
101% 152 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 201 213 215 215 214 MB/s
Read 401
Write 196
Mixed 226
SusWrite 210
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 17
64% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 70.8
DQ Mixed 109
95% 146 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 214 209 209 232 198 MB/s
Read 416
Write 250
Mixed 228
SusWrite 215
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 16.9
60% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 125
102% 149 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 244 247 249 237 233 MB/s
Read 359
Write 238
Mixed 218
SusWrite 242
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 34.9
4K Mixed 17.2
60% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 122
102% 153 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 210 208 201 175 192 MB/s
Read 405
Write 214
Mixed 232
SusWrite 200
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 16.9
61% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 117
100% 152 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,547,042 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell System XPS L321X

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