Average Bench: 105% (223rd of 1058)

Based on 22,115 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.0% 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 49.7%. 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 335MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 474 508
155 Write 373 487
209 Mixed 335 412
174 SusWrite 350 483
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 4K Read 39.1 45.8
39.8 4K Write 81.6 111
33.1 4K Mixed 49.4 60.5
166% 56.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
213 DQ Read 330 385
112 DQ Write 262 360
126 DQ Mixed 221 269
186% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 452 427 403 402 392 MB/s
Read 496
Write 447
Mixed 383
SusWrite 421
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 55.6
183% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 172
137% 192 MB/s
760GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 444 423 400 400 400 MB/s
Read 459
Write 442
Mixed 391
SusWrite 421
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 49.8
165% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 260
222% 324 MB/s
290GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 456 427 401 402 402 MB/s
Read 494
Write 449
Mixed 422
SusWrite 424
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 51.4
166% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 173
138% 193 MB/s
874GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 445 442 393 382 380 MB/s
Read 494
Write 430
Mixed 391
SusWrite 366
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 52.7
174% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 166
130% 181 MB/s
510GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 296 300 202 154 156 MB/s
Read 340
Write 298
Mixed 283
SusWrite 234
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 44
143% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 76
96% 173 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,717,257 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 25,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $807

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