Average Bench: 97.1% (51st of 848)

Based on 176 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged just 2.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 117MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 49.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 218MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 499MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 176 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 499 524
345 Write 464 502
253 Mixed 476 513
107% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 31.8 40.4
33.6 4K Write 85 126
16.4 4K Mixed 27.9 36.2
129% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.1 DQ Read 218 380
67.6 DQ Write 240 341
17.3 DQ Mixed 117 207
119% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 502
Mixed 514
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 36.8
171% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 197
187% 292 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 528
Write 508
Mixed 514
116% 517 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 36
164% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 176
179% 292 MB/s
797GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 451
Mixed 508
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 36.8
164% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 217
204% 318 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 491
Mixed 508
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 29
120% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 21.8
76% 166 MB/s
919GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 476
Mixed 491
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 30.4
123% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 149
130% 198 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 435
Mixed 479
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 29.1
129% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 134
116% 173 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 496
Mixed 268
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 1.17
115% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 83.6
115% 210 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 494
Mixed 511
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 23
116% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 103
101% 162 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 2,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $2,224

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $310AMD RX 480 $195Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $94
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $430SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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