Average Bench: 80.9% (179th of 850)

Based on 3,326 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 19.0% 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 36.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 486MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 44.8%. 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 308MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 161MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 486 511
113 Write 308 352
173 Mixed 328 360
82.7% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 36.6 46.2
26 4K Write 58.7 86
11.8 4K Mixed 23.2 31.2
116% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.2 DQ Read 211 371
48.9 DQ Write 161 241
14.1 DQ Mixed 64.9 107
81.5% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
930GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 346
Mixed 356
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 28.6
144% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 71.3
114% 220 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 180
Mixed 336
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 30
143% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 106
130% 232 MB/s
368GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 351
Mixed 358
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 25.8
115% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 83.7
95% 165 MB/s
369GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 347
Mixed 357
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 23.5
102% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 87.7
104% 184 MB/s
582GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 372
Write 259
Mixed 264
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 25.6
121% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 83.2
92% 157 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 128
Mixed 360
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 26.2
118% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 76.2
67% 94.7 MB/s
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OutletPCUS $406.932 days ago.
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $464

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $2,021

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Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $98
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $240Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $167
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