Average Bench: 103% (178th of 996)

Based on 11,126 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 2.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 229MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.7MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 62.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 320MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,126 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 460 507
153 Write 382 488
210 Mixed 341 418
144 SusWrite 320 469
84.3% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 37.7 47.1
38.9 4K Write 83.5 120
28.1 4K Mixed 48.7 63.6
164% 56.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 339 386
116 DQ Write 282 353
103 DQ Mixed 229 268
194% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 459 396 397 398 398 MB/s
Read 500
Write 486
Mixed 374
SusWrite 419
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 61.2
205% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 263
223% 326 MB/s
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 373 385 395 399 396 MB/s
Read 484
Write 472
Mixed 364
SusWrite 399
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 55.2
184% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 261
221% 323 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 469 339 310 176 74 MB/s
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 400
SusWrite 304
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 52.6
173% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 262
222% 323 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 441 306 32 26 35 MB/s
Read 488
Write 466
Mixed 380
SusWrite 199
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 59.2
194% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 262
224% 328 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 455 286 307 115 72 MB/s
Read 456
Write 435
Mixed 375
SusWrite 279
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 50.3
166% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 257
222% 329 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 1,874 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,584

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