Average Bench: 101% (148th of 956)

Based on 6,025 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

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 128GB averaged 0.6% higher 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 51.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,025 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 471 518
251 Write 404 479
233 Mixed 300 354
144 SusWrite 342 468
85.1% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 32.5 38.9
47 4K Write 94.5 128
28 4K Mixed 40.6 48.9
151% 55.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.2 DQ Read 343 389
127 DQ Write 303 353
46.4 DQ Mixed 278 332
221% 308 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 313 306 300 299 297 MB/s
Read 518
Write 463
Mixed 366
SusWrite 307
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 48.3
189% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 330
255% 349 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 437 440 437 441 443 MB/s
Read 474
Write 432
Mixed 288
SusWrite 438
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 41
154% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 296
242% 343 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 320 322 323 319 324 MB/s
Read 514
Write 395
Mixed 289
SusWrite 322
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.1
173% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 291
236% 333 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 209 207 210 212 206 MB/s
Read 350
Write 346
Mixed 272
SusWrite 206
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 42.2
160% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 238
182% 248 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,933,425 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 13,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,070

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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 3 years ago.

Good

14 months ago.

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


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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