Average Bench: 110% (211th of 1071)

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.


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.


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

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 Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 438 422 438 443 451 MB/s
Read 490
Write 443
Mixed 427
SusWrite 445
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.3
213% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 374
281% 374 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 484 484 406 185 126 MB/s
Read 502
Write 461
Mixed 430
SusWrite 362
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.9
206% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 342
257% 344 MB/s
685GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 448 448 447 448 447 MB/s
Read 490
Write 443
Mixed 406
SusWrite 448
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 50.9
176% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 146
110% 150 MB/s
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Gaming 86%
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Desktop 87%
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Workstation 72%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $1,161

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

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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.


5 years ago.

Quality has a price but he is perfect


5 years ago.

Cheap and no more different with Pro.


4 years ago.

Outstanding SATA SSD, a market standard.


5 years ago.

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

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Intel Core i5-13600K $315Nvidia RTX 3060 $290Crucial MX500 250GB $30
Intel Core i5-12600K $225Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $300Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $86
Intel Core i5-12400F $150Nvidia RTX 4070-Ti $800Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $40SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $43SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $67G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $381SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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