Average Bench: 93.8% - 59th / 836

Based on 3,005 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 6.2% 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 90.2MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 45.2%. 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 203MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 393MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,005 samples)
Min Avg Max
399 Read 501 527
192 Write 393 486
237 Mixed 414 488
97.1% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 31.8 39.1
46.1 4K Write 90.2 129
16.7 4K Mixed 29.6 40.9
134% 50.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 DQ Read 203 381
77.5 DQ Write 225 342
17 DQ Mixed 78.8 142
96.7% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 475
Mixed 497
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.5
156% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 137
146% 241 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 439
Mixed 454
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 32.2
142% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 22.2
78% 169 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 440
Mixed 453
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 30.7
116% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 81
82% 132 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,577 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 6,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $971

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Intel Core i7-7700K $339Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $94
Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $177Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $130
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