Average Bench: 99.8% (210th of 1016)

Based on 12,721 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 0.2% 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 269MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 50.5%. 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 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 475 516
219 Write 404 482
227 Mixed 301 355
129 SusWrite 344 470
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 32.4 38.3
47.1 4K Write 91.3 126
28.5 4K Mixed 40.3 48.1
149% 54.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 336 389
122 DQ Write 294 355
50.3 DQ Mixed 269 332
214% 299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 453 470 484 483 483 MB/s
Read 502
Write 480
Mixed 351
SusWrite 471
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.2
165% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 331
260% 359 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 439 440 441 440 441 MB/s
Read 504
Write 438
Mixed 274
SusWrite 440
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 43.4
162% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 293
239% 340 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,918 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 24,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $966

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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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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
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