Average Bench: 91.9% (62nd of 848)

Based on 15,909 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 8.0% 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 37.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 54%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 178MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,909 samples)
Min Avg Max
428 Read 494 517
301 Write 385 416
193 Mixed 386 419
93.8% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 37.2 47.4
35.3 4K Write 74.4 111
15.4 4K Mixed 30.4 45.2
135% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 DQ Read 189 380
55.7 DQ Write 178 284
15.8 DQ Mixed 62.6 111
80.1% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 400
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 44.2
177% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 112
144% 259 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 389
Mixed 402
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 21.5
125% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 40.3
DQ Write 70.8
DQ Mixed 21.2
26% 44.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 7,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $963

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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...

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12 hrs ago.

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


Good

13 days ago.

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


Good

17 days ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

18 days ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


Good

6 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb


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Intel Core i7-7700K $310Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $106
Intel Pentium G4560 $60AMD RX 480 $220Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $229Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $219Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $170
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