Average Bench: 101% (148th of 956)

Based on 632 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 0.7% higher 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 140MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 43.4%. 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 236MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 632 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 502 525
313 Write 462 503
329 Mixed 474 514
195 SusWrite 399 484
103% 459 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 34.1 41.9
41.3 4K Write 87.8 122
21.6 4K Mixed 31.9 49.2
139% 51.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 DQ Read 236 382
91.9 DQ Write 251 342
21.8 DQ Mixed 140 351
134% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 392 480 481 479 479 MB/s
Read 494
Write 469
Mixed 428
SusWrite 464
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.6
197% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 366
277% 372 MB/s
579GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 404 466 483 481 474 MB/s
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 406
SusWrite 443
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.9
194% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
270% 359 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 464 468 477 478 479 MB/s
Read 488
Write 479
Mixed 402
SusWrite 465
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 53.8
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 304
225% 296 MB/s
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 346 301 301 302 301 MB/s
Read 457
Write 334
Mixed 340
SusWrite 319
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 37.3
124% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 328
249% 335 MB/s
481GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 268 364 418 417 417 MB/s
Read 411
Write 375
Mixed 378
SusWrite 360
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 24.8
85% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 89.3
DQ Mixed 118
94% 135 MB/s
481GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 355 394 388 387 393 MB/s
Read 410
Write 304
Mixed 325
SusWrite 370
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 21.6
4K Mixed 20
69% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 76.2
DQ Mixed 102
82% 118 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $83715 mins
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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 1,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,695

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

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Terrible

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too expensive and will get cheaper


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $356Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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