Average Bench: 94.2% - 51st / 814

Based on 12,538 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 5.7% 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 38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.8MB/s
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Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 120GB is 51.1%. 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 214MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 12,538 samples)
Min Avg Max
409 Read 494 517
298 Write 386 414
207 Mixed 388 419
94% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 38 47.8
34.4 4K Write 76.6 108
16.2 4K Mixed 31.8 44.8
139% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 214 378
57 DQ Write 194 285
16.6 DQ Mixed 66.6 112
87.6% 158 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
Read 510
Write 411
Mixed 413
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 36.3
145% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 98.2
105% 176 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 1,917,497 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 78%
Desktop 85%
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Workstation 61%

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $939

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

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10 days ago.

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


12 days ago.

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


1 month 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


3 months ago.

very very fast and good price for 120 gb

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