Average Bench: 93.4% (72nd of 863)

Based on 25,433 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 182MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 493 518
302 Write 388 416
231 Mixed 390 420
94.2% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 37.6 47.4
34.7 4K Write 77.1 110
15.9 4K Mixed 31.7 45.4
138% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.3 DQ Read 195 378
57.7 DQ Write 182 284
15.9 DQ Mixed 65.3 112
82.7% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 411
Mixed 282
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.8
178% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 96.6
116% 204 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 407
Mixed 408
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 41.7
163% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 76.4
119% 229 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 387
Mixed 411
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 39.4
158% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 106
122% 211 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 391
Mixed 420
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 26.7
138% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 19
38% 80 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 8,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $981

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 Comments

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

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

Added 2 years ago.

Good

6 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


Good

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

Bang for your buck


Good

13 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb


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Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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