Average Bench: 93.8% - 58th / 836

Based on 14,570 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO, Samsung SSD 850 EVO 120G, Samsung SSD 850, Samsun SSD 850 EVO 120G

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 120GB averaged just 6.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s
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Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 50.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 206MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 191MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,570 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 491 517
296 Write 386 415
232 Mixed 389 419
93.8% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 37.9 47.1
36.6 4K Write 76.9 108
16.3 4K Mixed 31.7 45.1
139% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 DQ Read 206 380
56 DQ Write 191 285
16.3 DQ Mixed 63.1 112
84.6% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
18GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 413
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 45.5
187% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 92.7
125% 228 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 504
Write 407
Mixed 414
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 43.6
167% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 95.6
111% 187 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 496
Write 380
Mixed 412
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 34.8
128% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 84.1
94% 162 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 496
Write 359
Mixed 385
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 24.3
138% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 39.6
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 54.9
54% 82.3 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,577 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 81%
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation 63%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $960

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Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND

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1 day ago.

If treated right, this will perform on par with an 850 pro and get more than half a PCIE SSD's speed.


19 days ago.

Use this SSD for C# development with 8GB (2x4gb) 800Mhz RAM. It blows away many other desktops.


6 days ago.

Good Configuration will give best performance and can be used for 5-6 old pc/lap


18 days ago.

This SSD Is Very Very Good For The Price!!! Awessssssome!!!


1 day ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


4 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb

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