Average Bench: 98.7% (226th of 1034)

Based on 13,064 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 1.2% 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 40MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 128GB is 47.4%. 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 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 471 515
231 Write 401 483
233 Mixed 301 356
152 SusWrite 343 468
84.9% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 32 37.7
47 4K Write 87.7 121
27.5 4K Mixed 40 47.8
146% 53.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 340 389
127 DQ Write 289 359
124 DQ Mixed 274 331
216% 301 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 442 453 456 456 455 MB/s
Read 471
Write 459
Mixed 340
SusWrite 447
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 33.9
117% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 328
259% 359 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,503,538 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $90 @ launch in Jul '14
AmazonUS $1403 mins
EbayUS $18820 mins
OutletPCUS $2083 years
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Typical 850 Pro 128GB Builds (Compare 42,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,059

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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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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