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%
782GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 494 425 402 401 402 MB/s
Read 509
Write 490
Mixed 424
SusWrite 436
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 64.2
218% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 274
230% 334 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 469 349 100 63 57 MB/s
Read 486
Write 468
Mixed 381
SusWrite 252
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54.8
184% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 258
220% 323 MB/s
768GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 358 343 360 355 354 MB/s
Read 432
Write 354
Mixed 334
SusWrite 356
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 50.9
168% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 264
224% 327 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 402 418 421 425 429 MB/s
Read 398
Write 148
Mixed 255
SusWrite 407
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 42.1
158% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 263
225% 330 MB/s
700GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 26 221 253 105 33 MB/s
Read 442
Write 52.8
Mixed 104
SusWrite 109
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 2.9
6% 2.17 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 7,468 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: $1,048

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