Average Bench: 105% (187th of 1011)

Based on 14,577 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 4.7% 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 228MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 51.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 330MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,577 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 465 508
154 Write 393 488
212 Mixed 346 419
191 SusWrite 330 466
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 38.5 46.7
41.9 4K Write 85.1 115
30 4K Mixed 50.2 63
168% 57.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 334 385
133 DQ Write 282 355
120 DQ Mixed 228 268
193% 281 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
306GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 489 425 390 366 352 MB/s
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 397
SusWrite 419
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 64.2
213% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 258
221% 325 MB/s
433GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 485 427 403 403 400 MB/s
Read 503
Write 484
Mixed 429
SusWrite 434
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 51.2
168% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 239
188% 262 MB/s
468GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 381 456 283 270 232 MB/s
Read 445
Write 432
Mixed 385
SusWrite 320
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 54.6
181% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 262
225% 330 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 479 196 100 103 100 MB/s
Read 501
Write 479
Mixed 401
SusWrite 244
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 53.7
178% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 260
226% 334 MB/s
754GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 468 427 402 401 402 MB/s
Read 480
Write 464
Mixed 384
SusWrite 428
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 46.3
150% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 244
191% 262 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,678

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