Average Bench: 87.4% (165th of 929)

Based on 4,227 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series, Samsung SSD 840, Samsung SSD 840 PRO Seri, Samsung SSD 840 PRO

Very good average bench

The Samsung 840 Pro 512GB averaged just 12.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB is 54%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 201MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,227 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 499 524
106 Write 392 499
183 Mixed 433 511
98.2% 441 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 28.5 36.2
34.8 4K Write 78.7 115
14.3 4K Mixed 24.1 31.4
116% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 201 374
61.5 DQ Write 204 322
16.1 DQ Mixed 66 105
87.2% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
285GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 455
Mixed 513
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 31
156% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 108
143% 259 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 503
Mixed 497
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.9
145% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 84.4
124% 233 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 485
Mixed 483
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 31.1
156% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 37.4
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 83
91% 143 MB/s
315GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 478
Mixed 480
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 26.4
134% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.8
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 22.8
56% 108 MB/s
451GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 473
Mixed 493
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 27.2
114% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 79.7
100% 177 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 262
Write 249
Mixed 491
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 27.3
97% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 67.4
DQ Mixed 58.3
62% 106 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: 5B0Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 485
Write 97.6
Mixed 146
52% 243 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 10.1
55% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 80.5
DQ Write 90.8
DQ Mixed 45.2
45% 72.2 MB/s
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Typical 840 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 7,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,038

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