Average Bench: 98.6% (243rd of 1058)

Based on 18,374 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 128G, Samsung SSD 850 PRO 128GB, Samsung SSD 850 PRO, Samsun SSD 850 PRO 128G, Samsung SSD 850

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 128GB averaged just 1.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 50%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 345MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,374 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 470 516
202 Write 398 478
222 Mixed 297 357
131 SusWrite 345 459
84.7% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 32.1 37.6
43.8 4K Write 87.2 118
25.1 4K Mixed 39.6 47.2
146% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 339 389
114 DQ Write 287 360
148 DQ Mixed 273 331
215% 299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 450 460 455 474 473 MB/s
Read 500
Write 475
Mixed 349
SusWrite 430
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.6
163% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 326
253% 348 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 381 358 338 303 263 MB/s
Read 506
Write 451
Mixed 348
SusWrite 339
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 42.2
159% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 327
255% 350 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 279 269 277 287 258 MB/s
Read 449
Write 369
Mixed 258
SusWrite 271
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 36.6
152% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 296
236% 332 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,339,047 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 97,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,058

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 Comments

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

The world's first 3D vertical NAND flash memory...

Added 6 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

Price-to-performace was very good. I'm using it to replace my aging SSD.


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