Average Bench: 98.7% (259th of 1071)

Based on 18,195 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 1.2% 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 276MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 48.1%. 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 301MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 336MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,195 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 472 516
204 Write 397 479
222 Mixed 301 356
133 SusWrite 336 473
84.4% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 4K Read 32.3 37.8
47.1 4K Write 88.9 120
27.6 4K Mixed 40 47.4
147% 53.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 343 389
134 DQ Write 292 360
130 DQ Mixed 276 332
218% 304 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 447 448 449 448 447 MB/s
Read 420
Write 434
Mixed 292
SusWrite 448
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 37.4
134% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 290
237% 338 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 364 350 341 306 263 MB/s
Read 504
Write 473
Mixed 361
SusWrite 334
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 39.8
139% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 326
253% 347 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 131 119 111 110 105 MB/s
Read 428
Write 216
Mixed 252
SusWrite 119
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 32
112% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 261
203% 282 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,629,349 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $90 @ launch in Jul '14
AmazonUS $1269 months
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 4,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $814

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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 7 years ago.

Good

5 years ago.

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


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