Average Bench: 99.2% (205th of 1011)

Based on 8,213 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 0.7% 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 260MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 48.8%. 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 295MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 331MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,213 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 470 517
201 Write 394 482
212 Mixed 295 355
125 SusWrite 331 463
83.5% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 32.8 38.3
53.8 4K Write 93.4 126
31.1 4K Mixed 41.2 48.2
152% 55.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.3 DQ Read 323 388
120 DQ Write 287 356
45.1 DQ Mixed 260 331
207% 290 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 417 431 447 436 446 MB/s
Read 511
Write 445
Mixed 298
SusWrite 433
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.3
172% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 296
242% 343 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 456 459 451 437 432 MB/s
Read 507
Write 481
Mixed 359
SusWrite 448
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 44.5
165% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 331
258% 354 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 439 442 442 442 442 MB/s
Read 508
Write 441
Mixed 294
SusWrite 440
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 44.9
162% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 198
149% 200 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,087 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 20,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $1,090

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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 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 $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $196AMD RX 580 $173Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $799SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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