Average Bench: 105% (206th of 1037)

Based on 18,796 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 5.5% 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 230MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 53.9%. 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 335MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,796 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 470 507
156 Write 388 488
212 Mixed 344 416
174 SusWrite 335 473
86.2% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 4K Read 38.9 46.4
44.4 4K Write 84.5 117
30 4K Mixed 50 62.5
168% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 342 385
135 DQ Write 288 361
101 DQ Mixed 230 269
195% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
388GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 486 487 488 488 488 MB/s
Read 507
Write 161
Mixed 256
SusWrite 486
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58
205% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 263
219% 316 MB/s
311GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 488 428 404 402 402 MB/s
Read 505
Write 490
Mixed 443
SusWrite 436
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.6
210% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 264
224% 328 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 471 249 60 48 43 MB/s
Read 493
Write 471
Mixed 384
SusWrite 223
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 56
188% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 254
220% 326 MB/s
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 421 312 350 369 237 MB/s
Read 482
Write 438
Mixed 366
SusWrite 354
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 46.3
152% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 169
135% 190 MB/s
500GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 344 360 355 328 339 MB/s
Read 367
Write 379
Mixed 203
SusWrite 339
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 33.9
91% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 144
112% 154 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 15,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $709

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