Average Bench: 111% (201st of 1058)

Based on 114,584 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB, Samsun SSD 850 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO, Samsung SSD 850

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 1TB averaged 10.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 313MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB is 55.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 380MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 396MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 114,584 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 471 505
318 Write 433 483
313 Mixed 396 449
189 SusWrite 380 489
94.5% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 4K Read 39.1 47.5
45.2 4K Write 92.1 127
35.2 4K Mixed 52.5 65.5
175% 61.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 345 386
114 DQ Write 297 361
162 DQ Mixed 313 370
237% 318 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 471 484 486 488 488 MB/s
Read 475
Write 474
Mixed 428
SusWrite 476
105% 463 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 61.5
194% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 445 444 450 451 447 MB/s
Read 471
Write 454
Mixed 431
SusWrite 447
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.7
185% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 348
263% 353 MB/s
488GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 468 483 486 483 484 MB/s
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 454
SusWrite 434
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 54.2
178% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 350
265% 356 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 18,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 89%
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Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,120

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

A higher caliber SSD with enhanced performance and endurance...

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3 months ago.

I was using me 840 evo 1tb now I switched to 850 evo. This loads is noticeably faster than the 840 evo. I have not had any type of problems whatsoever.


3 years ago.

Quality has a price but he is perfect


3 years ago.

Cheap and no more different with Pro.


2 years ago.

Outstanding SATA SSD, a market standard.


3 years ago.

love 1tb of extreme fast ssd speed for $225 this is an insanely fast 1tb ssd

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Intel Core i5-11400F $180Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $50
Intel Core i5-11600K $265Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $215Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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