Average Bench: 106% (190th of 1016)

Based on 16,110 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 6.0% 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 48.7%. 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 336MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,110 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 468 508
151 Write 373 488
206 Mixed 336 416
181 SusWrite 339 479
85.1% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 4K Read 39.1 47.2
50.3 4K Write 87.2 121
33.4 4K Mixed 50.8 63.3
170% 59 MB/s
Min Avg Max
155 DQ Read 332 384
132 DQ Write 274 358
98 DQ Mixed 221 267
188% 276 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 473 129 190 196 178 MB/s
Read 507
Write 474
Mixed 384
SusWrite 271
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 58.3
191% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 267
225% 326 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 317 430 433 459 463 MB/s
Read 27.5
Write 46
Mixed 164
SusWrite 409
37% 162 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 55.2
177% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 206
174% 259 MB/s
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 328 341 373 378 349 MB/s
Read 428
Write 378
Mixed 350
SusWrite 342
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 38.2
127% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 163
132% 188 MB/s
909GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 416 398 393 398 376 MB/s
Read 276
Write 262
Mixed 253
SusWrite 399
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 17.2
81% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 169
137% 193 MB/s
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 123 124 126 127 MB/s
Read 285
Write 135
Mixed 184
SusWrite 121
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 27.8
90% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 138
103% 137 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,678

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