Average Bench: 95.8% (84th of 908)

Based on 33,165 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB, Samsun SSD 850 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO, Samsung SSD 850

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 1TB averaged just 4.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB is 42.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 209MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 199MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 33,165 samples)
Min Avg Max
431 Read 497 520
332 Write 394 414
297 Mixed 401 426
95.8% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 37.3 46.7
37.1 4K Write 75.4 105
17.9 4K Mixed 34.6 51.1
141% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 DQ Read 209 371
67.8 DQ Write 199 283
17.6 DQ Mixed 83.4 134
95.8% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
303GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 408
Mixed 400
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 48.3
172% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 122
140% 245 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 510
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 43.3
151% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 94.7
107% 184 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 402
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 32.7
148% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 110
92% 126 MB/s
624GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 396
Mixed 407
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 39.8
125% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 69.9
76% 129 MB/s
911GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 504
Write 409
Mixed 419
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 37.2
140% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.5
DQ Write 58.3
DQ Mixed 19.5
22% 37.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,038,103 SSDs tested.


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Typical 850 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 10,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,545

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2 months ago.

I was using me 840 evo 1tb now I switched to 850 evo. This loads is noticeably faster than the 840 evo. I have not had any type of problems whatsoever.


5 months ago.

great SSD drive!


9 months ago.

Fastest SSD for the money


29 days ago.



4 months ago.

Cheap and no more different with Pro.


2 months ago.

love 1tb of extreme fast ssd speed for $225 this is an insanely fast 1tb ssd

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Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $335Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
Intel Core i5-8600K $243AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $195SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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