Average Bench: 107% (219th of 1058)

Based on 21,629 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 6.6% 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 225MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 45.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,629 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 473 507
144 Write 374 488
209 Mixed 340 415
188 SusWrite 353 482
86.4% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 4K Read 39.3 45.8
42.1 4K Write 84.2 112
30.4 4K Mixed 50.2 60.7
168% 57.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 343 385
139 DQ Write 272 362
126 DQ Mixed 225 268
191% 280 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
643GB free
Firmware: DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 477 435 474 475 433 MB/s
Read 509
Write 222
Mixed 420
SusWrite 458
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64.3
216% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 263
224% 328 MB/s
692GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 450 457 415 442 457 MB/s
Read 497
Write 158
Mixed 221
SusWrite 447
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 53.8
183% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 147
121% 174 MB/s
199GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 428 422 328 301 266 MB/s
Read 500
Write 442
Mixed 368
SusWrite 340
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 55
182% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 172
137% 192 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 240 274 262 263 256 MB/s
Read 505
Write 154
Mixed 208
SusWrite 245
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 36.6
129% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 58.3
DQ Mixed 102
104% 179 MB/s
572GB free
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 207 207 208 208 208 MB/s
Read 342
Write 154
Mixed 193
SusWrite 208
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 47.8
154% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 150
126% 184 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 1,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,559

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