Average Bench: 97.1% (254th of 1058)

Based on 16,736 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 2.9% 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 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.1MB/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 301MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 337MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,736 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 470 515
216 Write 395 481
229 Mixed 301 358
123 SusWrite 337 476
84.3% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 4K Read 31.9 37.6
41.6 4K Write 84.9 119
26.3 4K Mixed 39.1 47
143% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
138 DQ Read 332 388
99 DQ Write 282 360
45.4 DQ Mixed 265 332
210% 293 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 447 448 447 448 448 MB/s
Read 519
Write 448
Mixed 307
SusWrite 448
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.5
180% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 300
246% 350 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 291 287 253 232 223 MB/s
Read 477
Write 390
Mixed 312
SusWrite 259
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 42.3
158% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 313
243% 334 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 402 402 387 372 351 MB/s
Read 484
Write 426
Mixed 331
SusWrite 387
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 34.5
129% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 252
191% 258 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,500,531 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 89,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,102

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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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