Average Bench: 105% (233rd of 1072)

Based on 23,857 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.1% 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 49.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 48.6%. 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 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 470 507
152 Write 370 486
211 Mixed 341 421
173 SusWrite 346 479
85.6% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 39.1 46.5
37.4 4K Write 82.6 117
27.7 4K Mixed 49.5 61.7
166% 57.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 335 385
81.4 DQ Write 261 361
100 DQ Mixed 220 269
186% 272 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 491 427 401 403 400 MB/s
Read 503
Write 486
Mixed 414
SusWrite 434
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 56
187% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 264
228% 335 MB/s
184GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 489 425 400 401 400 MB/s
Read 502
Write 485
Mixed 390
SusWrite 433
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 52.8
173% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 263
227% 335 MB/s
704GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 449 450 450 451 451 MB/s
Read 469
Write 155
Mixed 203
SusWrite 449
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 48.3
165% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 145
118% 168 MB/s
927GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 448 452 449 445 453 MB/s
Read 492
Write 158
Mixed 222
SusWrite 448
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 48.4
156% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 172
135% 187 MB/s
532GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 418 412 387 393 393 MB/s
Read 462
Write 420
Mixed 382
SusWrite 402
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 43.1
139% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 200
163% 232 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 429 258 50 37 42 MB/s
Read 470
Write 419
Mixed 361
SusWrite 206
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 39.1
128% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 251
214% 314 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 231 236 255 206 87 MB/s
Read 370
Write 371
Mixed 318
SusWrite 208
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 46.7
151% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 181
143% 200 MB/s
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Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $421

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