Average Bench: 93.4% (63rd of 848)

Based on 3,359 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 6.6% 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 31.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 51.8%. 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 207MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 403MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,359 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 496 527
207 Write 403 491
238 Mixed 419 493
97.8% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 4K Read 31.5 38.7
45.4 4K Write 85.8 128
16.4 4K Mixed 29.5 41.3
131% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 DQ Read 207 381
67.4 DQ Write 221 344
16.3 DQ Mixed 79.3 144
96.9% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
113GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 452
Mixed 478
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 34.5
130% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 126
146% 251 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 443
Mixed 473
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 30.6
108% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 81.1
86% 143 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 424
Mixed 449
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 34
107% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 88
90% 148 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 479
Write 341
Mixed 388
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 32.4
116% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 75.2
77% 126 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 420
Mixed 458
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 26.6
92% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 85.6
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 50
54% 88.9 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 6,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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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: $1,028

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

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

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Very good

6 days ago.

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


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