Average Bench: 94.4% - 50th / 814

Based on 2,995 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 5.5% 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 89.8MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 49.6%. 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 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,995 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 497 525
202 Write 397 485
252 Mixed 418 490
97.3% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 31.6 39.1
37.4 4K Write 89.8 129
15.9 4K Mixed 29.9 41.7
134% 50.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 222 381
74.4 DQ Write 233 341
16.1 DQ Mixed 81.7 142
102% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 449
Mixed 466
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 40.5
168% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 135
162% 283 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 1,917,497 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 5,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $943

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