Average Bench: 92.7% (75th of 862)

Based on 6,404 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 7.2% 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 31.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 50.3%. 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 209MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 391MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 499 528
171 Write 391 491
226 Mixed 412 494
96.5% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 4K Read 31.4 38.5
44.9 4K Write 87.2 126
16.5 4K Mixed 29.4 39.9
131% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 DQ Read 209 378
73.3 DQ Write 217 341
16.3 DQ Mixed 78.3 143
96.1% 168 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 470
Mixed 464
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.8
169% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 140
159% 272 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 406
Mixed 438
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 36.5
141% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 129
142% 241 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 447
Mixed 467
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 24.2
136% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 117
77% 89.1 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 262
Mixed 336
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 34.3
139% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 117
119% 196 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 8,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,071

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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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Good

5 months ago.

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


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Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
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