Average Bench: 104% (150th of 964)

Based on 8,352 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 3.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 53.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 323MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 346MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,352 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 464 507
154 Write 390 486
217 Mixed 346 414
157 SusWrite 323 459
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 37.8 46.4
43.4 4K Write 84.3 118
29.7 4K Mixed 49.2 62.2
165% 57.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 337 385
125 DQ Write 291 352
66.3 DQ Mixed 224 267
193% 284 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
569GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 351 350 366 360 365 MB/s
Read 481
Write 441
Mixed 375
SusWrite 357
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 43.9
144% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 191
158% 227 MB/s
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 435 109 82 77 83 MB/s
Read 497
Write 469
Mixed 390
SusWrite 204
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 52.3
180% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.6
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 58.6
84% 147 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,548,750 SSDs tested.


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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 7,275 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $995

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC

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Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $243Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $106
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $100
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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