Average Bench: 35.3% (920th of 1017)

Based on 43 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZ5PA128HMCD-01000

Poor average bench

The Samsung MZ5PA128HMCD-01000 128GB averaged 64.6% 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 Random Read Speed 12.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 29.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZ5PA128HMCD-01000 128GB is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung MZ5PA128HMCD-01000 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 38.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 14MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.6 Read 190 247
58.8 Write 199 240
36.6 Mixed 147 227
44.3 SusWrite 163 236
39.3% 175 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.76 4K Read 12.1 18.3
7.9 4K Write 29.7 51.9
2.19 4K Mixed 10.7 19.9
47.8% 17.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.68 DQ Read 73.9 124
12.4 DQ Write 38.7 75.1
4.71 DQ Mixed 14 25.4
21.7% 42.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free
Firmware: AXM0701Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 209 223 212 204 213 MB/s
Read 233
Write 213
Mixed 188
SusWrite 202
47% 209 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 19.3
74% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 24
33% 63 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0701Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 226 213 221 222 225 MB/s
Read 237
Write 217
Mixed 170
SusWrite 221
48% 211 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 14.9
54% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 59.4
DQ Mixed 24.3
36% 68.7 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0601Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 204 200 216 199 163 MB/s
Read 229
Write 227
Mixed 157
SusWrite 192
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 16.1
62% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 33.6
DQ Mixed 18.9
28% 56.1 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0601Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 204 210 221 212 190 MB/s
Read 140
Write 188
Mixed 154
SusWrite 207
39% 172 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 17.8
67% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 36.6
DQ Mixed 20.7
30% 59.5 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0601Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 172 192 195 203 191 MB/s
Read 118
Write 149
Mixed 101
SusWrite 188
32% 139 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 10.6
44% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 36.7
DQ Mixed 19.8
30% 60.1 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0601Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 187 191 147 172 164 MB/s
Read 26.6
Write 235
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 172
30% 128 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 12.2
53% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 23.5
DQ Mixed 15.7
26% 54.2 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0601Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 66 83 84 76 86 MB/s
Read 57.9
Write 191
Mixed 99.2
SusWrite 79.9
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 6.9
32% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 20.6
DQ Mixed 15.6
24% 47.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,660,211 SSDs tested.

Typical MZ5PA128HMCD-01000 128GB Builds (Compare 12,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 - $208

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $766

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