Average Bench: 94.5% (57th of 848)

Based on 3,389 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 128G, Samsung SSD 850 PRO 128GB, Samsung SSD 850 PRO, Samsun SSD 850 PRO 128G, Samsung SSD 850

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 128GB averaged just 5.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 209MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 412MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,389 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 501 527
223 Write 412 492
271 Mixed 433 494
99.9% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 4K Read 31.3 38.6
43.7 4K Write 86 126
16.6 4K Mixed 30.2 41.5
132% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 DQ Read 209 385
67.2 DQ Write 223 343
15.9 DQ Mixed 85.7 144
100% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 434
Mixed 464
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 18
98% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 17.9
90% 201 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 444
Mixed 461
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 20.4
107% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 20.3
63% 135 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 7,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,024

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Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

The world's first 3D vertical NAND flash memory...

Added 22 months ago.

Good

16 days ago.

Price-to-performace was very good. I'm using it to replace my aging SSD.


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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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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $115SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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