Average Bench: 97.6% (253rd of 1058)

Based on 17,580 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 2.3% 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 276MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 53.2%. 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 299MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 331MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,580 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 472 517
192 Write 397 483
215 Mixed 299 358
130 SusWrite 331 456
84% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 32 38
41.1 4K Write 87.3 122
25.3 4K Mixed 39.3 47.8
145% 52.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 341 389
120 DQ Write 288 360
136 DQ Mixed 276 332
217% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 426 424 400 381 365 MB/s
Read 462
Write 438
Mixed 331
SusWrite 379
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.3
161% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 332
258% 353 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 151 146 140 140 141 MB/s
Read 501
Write 309
Mixed 279
SusWrite 149
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 44.2
160% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 260
202% 278 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,803 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 113,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,023

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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 6 years ago.

Good

4 years ago.

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


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