Average Bench: 99.2% (187th of 992)

Based on 9,299 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 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 54.5%. 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 297MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 328MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 474 517
212 Write 393 483
224 Mixed 297 357
117 SusWrite 328 478
83.6% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 32.8 38.7
46.4 4K Write 93.7 129
26.9 4K Mixed 40.3 48.7
151% 55.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
98.9 DQ Read 339 389
115 DQ Write 294 352
47.4 DQ Mixed 273 332
217% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
113GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 443 444 444 444 444 MB/s
Read 495
Write 436
Mixed 296
SusWrite 443
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 46.5
175% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 292
239% 341 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 400 441 440 427 394 MB/s
Read 462
Write 432
Mixed 284
SusWrite 420
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.7
158% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 288
228% 318 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 166 149 146 142 135 MB/s
Read 477
Write 290
Mixed 261
SusWrite 154
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42.6
160% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 295
230% 319 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,029,063 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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System: Acer Aspire Z3-615

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $364

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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 3 years ago.

Good

21 months 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 $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $45
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $122Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $716SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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