Average Bench: 93.4% (65th of 850)

Based on 16,741 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 6.5% 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 31.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 56%. 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 182MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 491 518
298 Write 388 417
239 Mixed 389 419
94% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 37.9 47.3
33.9 4K Write 75.6 109
16.9 4K Mixed 31.9 45.1
138% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 199 377
55.5 DQ Write 182 284
16.4 DQ Mixed 64.7 112
83% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 380
Mixed 399
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 19.4
107% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 19.3
45% 94.6 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 475
Write 376
Mixed 398
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 19.8
119% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 21
25% 41.7 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 504
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 16.3
88% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 15.7
45% 90.4 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 7,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 59%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $991

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

A higher caliber SSD with enhanced performance and endurance...

Added 23 months ago.


6 days ago.

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


1 month ago.

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


3 months ago.

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


1 month ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


7 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb

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