Average Bench: 101% (51st of 850)

Based on 10,097 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

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 512GB averaged 1.0% higher 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 32.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 512GB is 49.4%. 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 216MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 232MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
391 Read 507 530
262 Write 456 503
319 Mixed 476 515
107% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 4K Read 32.2 39.7
38.9 4K Write 88.5 128
18.4 4K Mixed 35.3 51.2
141% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 DQ Read 216 381
59.8 DQ Write 232 343
17.2 DQ Mixed 96.9 172
108% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 498
Mixed 518
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 45.8
201% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 174
181% 297 MB/s
448GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 482
Mixed 506
111% 496 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 53.6
189% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 151
166% 278 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 497
Mixed 506
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 38.5
149% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 146
160% 268 MB/s
260GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 526
Write 487
Mixed 510
113% 508 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 43.8
156% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 138
124% 192 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 406
Mixed 425
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 38.8
123% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 138
135% 213 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 377
Mixed 445
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 23.5
129% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 23.2
62% 122 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 346
Mixed 436
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 25.1
144% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 25.7
33% 56.8 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 120
Mixed 222
62% 288 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 34.6
138% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 113
118% 202 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 8,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,339

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $102
Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $127
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $167
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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