Average Bench: 110% (214th of 1074)

Based on 154,399 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 10.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 309MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB is 52.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 380MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 395MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 154,399 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 467 504
316 Write 432 481
309 Mixed 395 445
191 SusWrite 380 487
94.2% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 4K Read 38.7 47.4
47.5 4K Write 92.2 127
32.6 4K Mixed 52 65.7
174% 61 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 342 385
123 DQ Write 295 361
164 DQ Mixed 309 371
234% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
367GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 484 488 477 489 487 MB/s
Read 504
Write 468
Mixed 435
SusWrite 484
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 67.4
230% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 374
281% 374 MB/s
622GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 475 476 475 476 477 MB/s
Read 492
Write 452
Mixed 414
SusWrite 474
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 62.8
212% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 338
255% 341 MB/s
349GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 484 485 482 483 482 MB/s
Read 498
Write 482
Mixed 451
SusWrite 483
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58.3
194% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 340
256% 342 MB/s
645GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 439 420 413 456 411 MB/s
Read 492
Write 473
Mixed 425
SusWrite 431
103% 455 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 56.4
188% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 370
279% 372 MB/s
266GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 480 477 475 479 478 MB/s
Read 496
Write 481
Mixed 436
SusWrite 478
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 49.2
161% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 347
263% 354 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $310 @ launch in Dec '14
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Typical 850 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 7,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $785

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 Comments

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

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

Added 8 years ago.

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8 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.


Excellent

6 years ago.

Quality has a price but he is perfect


Excellent

6 years ago.

Cheap and no more different with Pro.


Excellent

5 years ago.

Outstanding SATA SSD, a market standard.


Excellent

6 years ago.

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


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Intel Core i5-12600K $171Nvidia RTX 4060 $293Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-13600K $273Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i3-12100F $80Nvidia RTX 4070 $500Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $45
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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