Average Bench: 105% (208th of 1040)

Based on 20,635 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.3% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 56%. 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 337MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 470 509
150 Write 372 488
206 Mixed 337 420
160 SusWrite 346 473
85.6% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.9 4K Read 39.1 46.2
41.3 4K Write 83.9 114
28.9 4K Mixed 49.9 62.1
168% 57.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 334 385
91.2 DQ Write 264 361
102 DQ Mixed 220 268
186% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
535GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 480 475 480 484 484 MB/s
Read 506
Write 160
Mixed 246
SusWrite 479
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 53.4
180% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 257
212% 306 MB/s
613GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 460 424 401 399 399 MB/s
Read 468
Write 451
Mixed 380
SusWrite 410
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 55.2
188% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 260
222% 326 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 432 300 62 52 43 MB/s
Read 442
Write 380
Mixed 394
SusWrite 205
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 51.6
171% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 255
217% 317 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,047,896 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 22,170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $799

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