Average Bench: 93.3% (69th of 853)

Based on 20,904 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 6.7% 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 37.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 46.1%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 181MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 20,904 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 496 518
310 Write 393 416
226 Mixed 391 420
94.8% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.5 4K Read 37.8 47.1
37.2 4K Write 75.9 108
17.1 4K Mixed 31 44.1
137% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 189 378
57.1 DQ Write 181 284
16.8 DQ Mixed 61.5 111
80.2% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 521
Write 418
Mixed 220
85% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 34.8
126% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 101
105% 174 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Read 505
Write 407
Mixed 412
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 23
126% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 79.2
107% 195 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 407
Mixed 270
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 35.1
125% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 82
82% 133 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,281,939 SSDs tested.


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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 8,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 58%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,076

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

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

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2 months 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


5 months ago.

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


3 months ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


9 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb

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Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $238Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $159
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