Average Bench: 98.1% (176th of 980)

Based on 7,574 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 1.8% 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 271MB/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 51.2%. 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 297MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,574 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 469 515
230 Write 396 482
227 Mixed 297 356
145 SusWrite 330 463
83.6% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 31.8 38.4
42.9 4K Write 91.8 127
25.5 4K Mixed 39.7 48.3
148% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.7 DQ Read 336 388
116 DQ Write 293 353
47 DQ Mixed 271 332
215% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 435 438 449 448 448 MB/s
Read 514
Write 451
Mixed 296
SusWrite 440
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.9
175% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 297
240% 339 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 234 224 224 223 209 MB/s
Read 458
Write 386
Mixed 319
SusWrite 233
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 38.7
136% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 327
251% 342 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 263 273 283 346 342 MB/s
Read 367
Write 286
Mixed 247
SusWrite 296
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 20.5
66% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 122
92% 123 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,464,199 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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System: Acer Aspire Z3-615

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $378

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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

19 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 $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $320Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 16GB $22
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