Average Bench: 103% (200th of 1021)

Based on 15,649 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 3.2% 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 219MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 54.9%. 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 333MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,649 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 465 507
153 Write 385 488
208 Mixed 343 414
177 SusWrite 333 469
85.7% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 4K Read 38.5 46.6
36.2 4K Write 81 114
29.1 4K Mixed 48.8 61.9
164% 56.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
193 DQ Read 330 385
95 DQ Write 265 357
90.7 DQ Mixed 219 267
185% 271 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 459 459 458 458 459 MB/s
Read 481
Write 159
Mixed 221
SusWrite 456
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 52.2
176% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 148
121% 174 MB/s
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 442 281 74 76 68 MB/s
Read 482
Write 461
Mixed 380
SusWrite 221
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 50.2
166% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 256
218% 320 MB/s
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 70 42 44 39 36 MB/s
Read 440
Write 195
Mixed 82.8
SusWrite 65.8
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 39.8
100% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 153
142% 224 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,539

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