Average Bench: 54.3% (845th of 1058)

Based on 605 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 128GB, SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA

Average average bench

The Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB averaged 45.7% 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 108MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 240MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung PM830 mSATA 128GB is 26.3%. 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 72.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 203MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 605 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 383 448
154 Write 222 253
157 Mixed 210 245
113 SusWrite 203 249
56.7% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9 4K Read 15 21.6
20.1 4K Write 36 57.8
10.9 4K Mixed 17.2 23.7
63.9% 22.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 240 268
52.9 DQ Write 72.6 81.5
23.9 DQ Mixed 108 125
92.3% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 238 240 249 241 237 MB/s
Read 411
Write 248
Mixed 235
SusWrite 240
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 15.6
55% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 120
96% 138 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,304,656 SSDs tested.

Typical PM830 mSATA 128GB Builds (Compare 168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell System XPS L321X

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