Average Bench: 97.3% (199th of 1000)

Based on 8,425 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 2.6% 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 260MB/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 49.8%. 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 288MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 324MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,425 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 466 515
148 Write 384 475
190 Mixed 288 352
109 SusWrite 324 465
81.9% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 4K Read 32 38.3
45.1 4K Write 91.5 125
26.3 4K Mixed 39.7 47.8
148% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.3 DQ Read 327 388
104 DQ Write 284 354
44.5 DQ Mixed 260 331
207% 290 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 201 222 177 165 174 MB/s
Read 507
Write 357
Mixed 276
SusWrite 196
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 49
190% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 295
233% 326 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 379 409 399 388 287 MB/s
Read 431
Write 399
Mixed 284
SusWrite 372
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 38.9
140% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 240
182% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
AmazonUS $10011 days
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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System: Acer Aspire Z3-615

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $215

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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 3 years ago.

Good

23 months ago.

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


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $356Nvidia GTX 1070 $314Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $92
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $90SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $651SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $73Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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