Average Bench: 53.9% (830th of 1040)

Based on 538 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Average average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB averaged 46.0% 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 109MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 241MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB is 25%. 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 73MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 206MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 538 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 382 447
161 Write 225 253
159 Mixed 211 245
114 SusWrite 206 249
57% 256 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.58 4K Read 14.6 21.5
19.9 4K Write 35.1 57.1
10.8 4K Mixed 16.8 23.3
62.3% 22.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
111 DQ Read 241 268
53.7 DQ Write 73 81.3
29.2 DQ Mixed 109 125
92.8% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 226 227 204 212 201 MB/s
Read 447
Write 222
Mixed 245
SusWrite 216
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 23.7
92% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 74
DQ Mixed 107
95% 148 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 251 252 250 250 251 MB/s
Read 420
Write 251
Mixed 228
SusWrite 252
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 18.6
67% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 78.7
DQ Mixed 45.6
66% 129 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 231 247 245 248 248 MB/s
Read 408
Write 248
Mixed 229
SusWrite 242
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 17.4
62% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 121
102% 154 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 84 95 78 83 76 MB/s
Read 291
Write 138
Mixed 168
SusWrite 88.6
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 12.5
40% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 87.2
DQ Write 46.1
DQ Mixed 63.7
48% 65.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,957,609 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 99 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell System XPS L321X

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