Average Bench: 79.7% (256th of 927)

Based on 6,790 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Good average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 20.3% 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 36.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 487MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 37.9%. 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 Read Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,790 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 487 512
113 Write 308 352
163 Mixed 326 360
82.6% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 4K Read 36.1 44.4
29.2 4K Write 56.8 79.2
14.4 4K Mixed 22.8 30.1
114% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.8 DQ Read 188 365
50.4 DQ Write 156 237
15.1 DQ Mixed 59.7 106
75.4% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
688GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 341
Mixed 355
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 28.7
132% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 103
132% 238 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 339
Mixed 349
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 23.2
110% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 86.5
102% 180 MB/s
704GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 343
Mixed 355
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 22.7
118% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 22.8
28% 47.7 MB/s
577GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 338
Mixed 289
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 20.9
97% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 58.6
78% 144 MB/s
663GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 485
Write 338
Mixed 353
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 20.3
94% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 18.2
45% 88.2 MB/s
289GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 316
Mixed 339
83% 377 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 16.6
97% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.6
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 13.8
26% 49.8 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 365
Write 136
Mixed 196
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 20.6
96% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 35.4
DQ Mixed 13.2
28% 58.8 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 3,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,916

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