Average Bench: 93.1% (73rd of 857)

Based on 20,924 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 6.8% 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 37.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 54.2%. 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 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,924 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 493 518
300 Write 388 416
225 Mixed 388 420
94.1% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 37.5 47.4
36.3 4K Write 75.5 108
15.5 4K Mixed 31.5 45
137% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.6 DQ Read 195 377
55 DQ Write 184 285
15.2 DQ Mixed 63.3 112
82.1% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 398
Mixed 410
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 44.3
172% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 100
137% 252 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 398
Mixed 414
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 38.8
136% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 103
132% 239 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 412
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 37.2
143% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 86.1
97% 169 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 372
Mixed 408
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 34.8
131% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 73.5
77% 129 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 9,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,072

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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

3 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

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


Good

4 months ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


Excellent

15 days ago.

Bang for your buck


Good

10 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb


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Intel Core i7-7700K $298Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $390Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $126
Intel Core i5-7600K $212Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $168
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