Average Bench: 79.8% (204th of 860)

Based on 4,234 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 20.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 36.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 484MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 43.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 303MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,234 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 484 511
113 Write 303 352
155 Mixed 320 360
81.6% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 36.3 46.2
28.2 4K Write 56 83.6
13.8 4K Mixed 23.1 31.1
114% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 208 370
41.8 DQ Write 155 238
14.2 DQ Mixed 63 107
79.2% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
276GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 344
Mixed 356
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 25.3
119% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 99.9
114% 197 MB/s
774GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 344
Mixed 356
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 23.5
112% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 90.5
112% 199 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 343
Mixed 354
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 24.3
108% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 84.2
104% 186 MB/s
317GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 338
Mixed 348
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 22.9
101% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 96.2
113% 199 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 113
Mixed 176
57% 265 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 24.1
105% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 100
125% 224 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 4,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,282

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