Average Bench: 99.7% (205th of 1011)

Based on 9,257 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 268MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 43.7%. 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 300MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 477 516
180 Write 400 483
222 Mixed 300 355
126 SusWrite 339 477
85% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 4K Read 32.6 38.3
48.5 4K Write 91.7 125
28.9 4K Mixed 40.4 48
150% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 339 388
107 DQ Write 288 352
47.5 DQ Mixed 268 331
213% 298 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 485 485 490 489 490 MB/s
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 357
SusWrite 488
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 45.2
166% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 330
256% 350 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 421 407 398 385 385 MB/s
Read 456
Write 432
Mixed 300
SusWrite 403
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 46.1
169% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 299
241% 339 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,468 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
AmazonUS $1851 min
EbayUS $20012 mins
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 21,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $1,092

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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