Average Bench: 106% (220th of 1058)

Based on 24,954 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.9% 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 222MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 48.3%. 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 341MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,954 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 468 507
153 Write 376 487
213 Mixed 341 420
181 SusWrite 349 471
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 4K Read 39.1 46.4
43.8 4K Write 83.8 116
33.1 4K Mixed 50.3 62.3
168% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 335 386
131 DQ Write 271 361
123 DQ Mixed 222 269
188% 276 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
450GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 460 347 282 246 286 MB/s
Read 464
Write 341
Mixed 415
SusWrite 346
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 44.1
150% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 252
196% 271 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 419 415 379 290 241 MB/s
Read 416
Write 387
Mixed 332
SusWrite 351
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 42.6
128% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 246
204% 295 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 226 273 270 205 111 MB/s
Read 360
Write 293
Mixed 286
SusWrite 213
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 30.7
108% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 147
120% 175 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,070,795 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 1,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

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

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