Average Bench: 93.9% (70th of 859)

Based on 23,798 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 6.0% 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 38.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 48%. 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,798 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 494 518
304 Write 390 416
227 Mixed 389 420
94.4% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 38.1 47.2
39.4 4K Write 77 108
17.4 4K Mixed 31.5 45
139% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 DQ Read 197 376
60 DQ Write 188 285
17.2 DQ Mixed 64.6 111
83.5% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
6GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 408
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 38.6
158% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 80.4
119% 225 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 403
Mixed 414
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 19.9
139% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 18.7
28% 50.9 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 401
Mixed 416
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 16.6
78% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 42.7
DQ Mixed 16.4
18% 30.2 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 120GB Builds (Compare 10,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,040

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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

4 months ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


Good

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Bang for your buck


Good

11 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb


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Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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