Average Bench: 98.5% (245th of 1053)

Based on 13,514 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 1.5% 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 268MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 46.2%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,514 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 472 515
216 Write 398 484
229 Mixed 298 358
154 SusWrite 344 479
84.8% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 32.2 37.8
43.8 4K Write 87.1 117
27.9 4K Mixed 39.7 47.1
146% 53 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 337 388
117 DQ Write 284 361
96.6 DQ Mixed 268 331
212% 296 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 417 418 417 352 216 MB/s
Read 461
Write 417
Mixed 291
SusWrite 372
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.6
176% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 300
243% 343 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 324 328 324 319 311 MB/s
Read 512
Write 482
Mixed 350
SusWrite 320
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 42.2
155% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 328
254% 349 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 427 423 422 424 424 MB/s
Read 470
Write 443
Mixed 343
SusWrite 422
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 34.5
130% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 326
253% 347 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 371 363 357 352 342 MB/s
Read 459
Write 416
Mixed 327
SusWrite 361
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 34.8
138% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 331
257% 352 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,986,166 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 10,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $816

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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 5 years ago.

Good

3 years ago.

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


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