Average Bench: 98.2% (208th of 1011)

Based on 11,373 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 1.7% 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 267MB/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 47.9%. 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 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,373 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 470 514
202 Write 391 478
212 Mixed 297 355
123 SusWrite 330 471
83.4% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 4K Read 32.4 38.4
49.5 4K Write 90.8 126
27.5 4K Mixed 40 48.1
148% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 DQ Read 330 388
105 DQ Write 284 352
46.7 DQ Mixed 267 332
211% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 470 467 458 451 450 MB/s
Read 472
Write 450
Mixed 338
SusWrite 464
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 46.6
175% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 330
257% 353 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 22,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $947

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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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