Average Bench: 99.1% (228th of 1040)

Based on 13,711 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 0.9% 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 274MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 48%. 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 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,711 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 474 516
213 Write 403 482
221 Mixed 300 357
131 SusWrite 340 481
85% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 32.5 37.7
45.2 4K Write 87 118
27.4 4K Mixed 40.1 47.3
147% 53.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 344 389
113 DQ Write 292 358
108 DQ Mixed 274 331
217% 303 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 445 447 446 446 446 MB/s
Read 506
Write 446
Mixed 291
SusWrite 446
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 43.7
157% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 198
149% 201 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 438 444 421 385 342 MB/s
Read 470
Write 417
Mixed 288
SusWrite 408
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 36.4
123% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 298
243% 345 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,875,199 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 54,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,109

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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 5 years ago.

Good

3 years ago.

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


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