Average Bench: 104% (144th of 956)

Based on 8,116 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 3.7% higher 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 229MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 56.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 320MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 347MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 462 507
153 Write 397 488
207 Mixed 347 416
172 SusWrite 320 457
85.7% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 38 46.9
38.4 4K Write 85.6 120
27.6 4K Mixed 49.1 63.2
166% 57.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
155 DQ Read 340 384
124 DQ Write 295 353
85 DQ Mixed 229 267
196% 288 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
581GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 481 425 400 399 399 MB/s
Read 484
Write 460
Mixed 383
SusWrite 431
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 60.1
198% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 268
227% 332 MB/s
729GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 263 258 261 231 256 MB/s
Read 449
Write 428
Mixed 369
SusWrite 255
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 44.5
144% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 213
173% 245 MB/s
658GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 418 354 255 230 239 MB/s
Read 451
Write 424
Mixed 353
SusWrite 312
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 32.1
105% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 253
215% 315 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 8,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,025

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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
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