Average Bench: 94.6% (56th of 848)

Based on 14,119 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 5.4% 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 38.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 44.4%. 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 206MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 191MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
408 Read 496 517
303 Write 387 415
207 Mixed 388 419
94.2% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 4K Read 38.3 47.2
38.8 4K Write 77.6 108
17.7 4K Mixed 32.1 45.2
140% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 DQ Read 206 379
59.6 DQ Write 191 286
17.8 DQ Mixed 67.8 111
86.8% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 408
Mixed 410
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 23.1
135% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 22.4
56% 110 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 412
Mixed 419
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 19
110% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 77.5
63% 85.5 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 495
Write 391
Mixed 404
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 20.6
113% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.4
DQ Write 68.7
DQ Mixed 79.2
53% 62.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,373,966 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 64%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 59%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $943

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

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1 day ago.

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


1 month ago.

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


9 days ago.

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


1 month ago.

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


1 month ago.

Best ssd sata3 on the world


5 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb

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