Average Bench: 106% (187th of 1011)

Based on 13,708 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.7% 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 222MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 51.3%. 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 339MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 466 508
155 Write 379 488
211 Mixed 341 418
181 SusWrite 339 473
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 4K Read 39.1 46.7
46 4K Write 86.8 119
33.6 4K Mixed 50.8 62.8
170% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
159 DQ Read 326 385
139 DQ Write 277 360
94.8 DQ Mixed 222 269
188% 275 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
914GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 477 425 395 393 393 MB/s
Read 503
Write 467
Mixed 378
SusWrite 425
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 62.4
209% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 266
226% 331 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 453 417 319 107 83 MB/s
Read 468
Write 450
Mixed 362
SusWrite 305
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 59.9
206% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 273
230% 334 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 450 189 57 66 76 MB/s
Read 478
Write 461
Mixed 382
SusWrite 217
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46
167% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 266
225% 329 MB/s
530GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 333 279 195 204 244 MB/s
Read 477
Write 417
Mixed 326
SusWrite 282
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 54.1
161% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 203
168% 242 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 325 326 307 304 173 MB/s
Read 324
Write 298
Mixed 292
SusWrite 292
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 46.1
146% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 181
147% 210 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,486

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