Average Bench: 80.7% (185th of 853)

Based on 3,542 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Very good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged just 19.2% 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 487MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 43.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 302MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 487 511
113 Write 302 352
175 Mixed 327 360
82.2% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 36.3 45.9
26.2 4K Write 57.9 84.8
14.3 4K Mixed 23.4 31.1
116% 39.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.4 DQ Read 214 370
48.8 DQ Write 169 240
15.2 DQ Mixed 66.3 107
83.6% 150 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 350
Mixed 359
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 29.3
148% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 91.3
86% 126 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 334
Mixed 347
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 28.8
135% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 95.6
115% 204 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 341
Mixed 357
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 26.2
122% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 104
130% 236 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 346
Mixed 356
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 22.5
114% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 17.8
68% 152 MB/s
573GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 247
Mixed 356
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 25.2
120% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 39.1
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 86.7
80% 118 MB/s
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AmazonUS $499.992 months ago.
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 4,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,326

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