Average Bench: 93.5% (65th of 850)

Based on 3,342 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 6.5% 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 31.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 49.1%. 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 214MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,342 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 502 527
177 Write 389 490
235 Mixed 410 493
96.5% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 31.6 38.8
40.6 4K Write 88 126
17.4 4K Mixed 30 41.2
133% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 DQ Read 214 380
71.5 DQ Write 219 340
17.5 DQ Mixed 78.5 143
97.1% 171 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 484
Mixed 498
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.4
161% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 146
155% 257 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 444
Mixed 466
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 41.3
170% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 134
145% 241 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 336
Mixed 387
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 23.3
148% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 24.2
35% 62.8 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 7,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,067

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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 23 months ago.

Good

3 days ago.

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


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