Average Bench: 91.7% (166th of 955)

Based on 7,566 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged just 8.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.3MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 63.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 325MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 337MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,566 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 474 511
113 Write 351 483
182 Mixed 337 402
182 SusWrite 325 445
83.2% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 37.3 46.6
29.8 4K Write 71.9 117
16.6 4K Mixed 36.3 62
141% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.1 DQ Read 266 384
60.9 DQ Write 223 349
16.3 DQ Mixed 141 267
134% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
586GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 474 381 393 397 396 MB/s
Read 508
Write 485
Mixed 408
SusWrite 419
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 60.7
202% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 270
228% 332 MB/s
524GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 429 440 396 398 396 MB/s
Read 510
Write 484
Mixed 414
SusWrite 407
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.7
200% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 259
223% 329 MB/s
775GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 436 409 396 367 384 MB/s
Read 428
Write 488
Mixed 367
SusWrite 408
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 57.6
192% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 267
222% 321 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 448 410 397 397 398 MB/s
Read 453
Write 424
Mixed 356
SusWrite 411
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 49.4
166% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 262
224% 330 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 7,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,016

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