Average Bench: 98.7% (163rd of 964)

Based on 6,918 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 1.2% 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 267MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 51%. 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 299MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 470 518
217 Write 399 485
220 Mixed 299 359
127 SusWrite 338 474
84.4% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 4K Read 31.9 38
47.8 4K Write 92.3 125
26.8 4K Mixed 39.7 47.8
148% 54.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.5 DQ Read 330 388
102 DQ Write 292 353
43.8 DQ Mixed 267 333
212% 296 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 464 474 436 399 300 MB/s
Read 496
Write 469
Mixed 314
SusWrite 424
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 33.8
157% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 127
111% 170 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 170 173 193 205 179 MB/s
Read 511
Write 255
Mixed 271
SusWrite 185
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 46.4
182% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 299
223% 300 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 431 441 440 443 439 MB/s
Read 393
Write 218
Mixed 249
SusWrite 436
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 41.6
122% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 286
224% 311 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 146 133 115 124 125 MB/s
Read 399
Write 215
Mixed 212
SusWrite 136
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 29
4K Mixed 21.3
72% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 117
102% 151 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,688,995 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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System: Acer Aspire Z3-615

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $405

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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

17 months ago.

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


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Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $340Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $77
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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