Average Bench: 99.5% (49th of 848)

Based on 8,305 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 850 PRO 512G, Samsung SSD 850 PRO, Samsung SSD 850, Samsun SSD 850 PRO 512G

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 512GB averaged just 0.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB is 52.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 220MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,305 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 503 529
223 Write 448 502
283 Mixed 468 515
106% 473 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 4K Read 32.4 40.1
38.4 4K Write 88.7 127
17.4 4K Mixed 34.7 50.3
140% 51.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 DQ Read 199 381
70.1 DQ Write 220 344
18.5 DQ Mixed 92.2 172
102% 170 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
420GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 484
Mixed 517
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 49.5
186% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 169
173% 283 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 489
Mixed 503
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 41
134% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 148
157% 262 MB/s
453GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 503
Mixed 498
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 27.8
152% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 27.9
32% 53 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 347
Write 505
Mixed 347
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 23.2
123% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 70.1
85% 154 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $244.003 days ago.
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BHPhotoUS $257.9912 hrs ago.
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Typical 850 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 8,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,358

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $310Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $106
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $217Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $140
Intel Pentium G4560 $60Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $219Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $170
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $122SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $137SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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