Average Bench: 92.1% (69th of 853)

Based on 4,233 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 7.8% 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 31.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 54.9%. 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 201MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 385MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,233 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 497 527
146 Write 385 490
190 Mixed 404 494
95.3% 429 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 4K Read 31.7 38.3
40.3 4K Write 87 124
15.3 4K Mixed 29 40.6
131% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 DQ Read 201 378
63.5 DQ Write 220 343
15.4 DQ Mixed 78.5 143
95.6% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 528
Write 492
Mixed 490
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 41.7
172% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 147
168% 287 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 484
Mixed 493
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 36.1
143% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 146
167% 287 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 243
Mixed 330
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 38.4
168% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 115
140% 248 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 8,748 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,131

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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 2 years ago.

Good

1 month 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 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $268AMD RX 480 $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
Intel Core i5-7600K $224Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $132SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $133SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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