Average Bench: 79.8% (203rd of 862)

Based on 4,554 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 35.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 484MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 40.4%. 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 306MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 158MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,554 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 484 510
113 Write 306 351
172 Mixed 326 360
82.3% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 35.7 46.1
27.7 4K Write 56.5 84
14.6 4K Mixed 22.9 30.7
113% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.6 DQ Read 207 368
46.8 DQ Write 158 240
15.3 DQ Mixed 62.9 107
79.6% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 341
Mixed 352
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 28.9
138% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 99.7
119% 210 MB/s
832GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 334
Mixed 353
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 24.4
143% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.5
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 23.6
30% 51.4 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 352
Mixed 357
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 21.1
121% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 20.3
25% 42.1 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 342
Mixed 355
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 24.2
119% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 16.4
22% 37.4 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 362
Write 249
Mixed 260
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 18.1
102% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 17.8
36% 68.1 MB/s
703GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 258
Mixed 356
82% 374 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 16.4
74% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 85.6
DQ Write 58.2
DQ Mixed 26.5
32% 56.8 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 4,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,187

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