Average Bench: 93.1% (72nd of 859)

Based on 5,304 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 6.9% 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 31.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 48.5%. 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 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
395 Read 503 527
182 Write 394 493
239 Mixed 417 493
97.4% 438 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 31.8 38.6
42.5 4K Write 87.6 125
17 4K Mixed 29.5 40.5
132% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 DQ Read 199 377
68.9 DQ Write 213 336
17.1 DQ Mixed 79.3 142
94.7% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 449
Mixed 476
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 18
121% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 104
68% 77.3 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 317
Write 184
Mixed 210
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 30.6
100% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 95.4
91% 144 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,640 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 10,087 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,158

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 Comments

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

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

Added 2 years ago.

Good

3 months ago.

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


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Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $263Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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