Average Bench: 98.9% (199th of 1003)

Based on 9,512 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 1.0% 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 266MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 55.2%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,512 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 469 517
221 Write 398 485
231 Mixed 298 358
115 SusWrite 335 470
84.1% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 32.3 38.6
47.1 4K Write 91.9 128
25 4K Mixed 40.4 48.9
149% 54.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36 DQ Read 328 388
109 DQ Write 290 355
44.5 DQ Mixed 266 331
211% 295 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 431 430 432 452 447 MB/s
Read 517
Write 454
Mixed 304
SusWrite 433
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.9
181% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 298
242% 343 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 320 405 352 318 290 MB/s
Read 450
Write 404
Mixed 288
SusWrite 321
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 40.6
146% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 240
183% 247 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,729,423 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 19,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,111

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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 i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $120Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $222Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $607SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $77SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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