Average Bench: 98.7% (214th of 1021)

Based on 12,627 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 1.3% 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 275MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 49.2%. 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 299MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 473 515
212 Write 399 480
223 Mixed 299 353
131 SusWrite 338 470
84.6% 377 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 4K Read 31.9 38.1
45.9 4K Write 88.7 122
27 4K Mixed 39.8 47.8
146% 53.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 345 389
114 DQ Write 292 358
100 DQ Mixed 275 332
218% 304 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 407 409 424 414 406 MB/s
Read 499
Write 457
Mixed 339
SusWrite 406
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 43.5
157% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 296
226% 308 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 404 405 419 423 425 MB/s
Read 438
Write 420
Mixed 256
SusWrite 404
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 41.3
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 295
240% 339 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 451 362 247 170 162 MB/s
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 357
SusWrite 308
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 42.3
152% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 330
261% 362 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 382 384 382 382 384 MB/s
Read 424
Write 378
Mixed 271
SusWrite 382
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 19.9
88% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 197
149% 200 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
AmazonUS $1132 months
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 27,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $856

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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 4 years ago.

Good

2 years ago.

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


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