Average Bench: 106% (221st of 1058)

Based on 20,529 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 6.1% 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 223MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 49.9%. 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 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 473 508
151 Write 370 488
211 Mixed 336 420
192 SusWrite 353 477
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 39.4 46.3
41.6 4K Write 83.3 114
31.1 4K Mixed 50.1 61.5
168% 57.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 334 386
122 DQ Write 265 362
148 DQ Mixed 223 268
188% 274 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
145GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 490 491 491 491 491 MB/s
Read 511
Write 159
Mixed 238
SusWrite 490
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 60.3
208% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 270
202% 276 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 474 378 295 268 257 MB/s
Read 490
Write 474
Mixed 401
SusWrite 358
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 54.8
181% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 260
221% 323 MB/s
847GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 451 431 394 390 398 MB/s
Read 491
Write 475
Mixed 403
SusWrite 421
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 49.8
167% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 264
226% 333 MB/s
846GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 179 481 438 397 394 MB/s
Read 496
Write 474
Mixed 392
SusWrite 341
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 44.8
162% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 255
221% 328 MB/s
851GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 416 373 311 335 332 MB/s
Read 487
Write 464
Mixed 398
SusWrite 361
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 33.5
149% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 260
222% 325 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 427 405 355 190 124 MB/s
Read 408
Write 433
Mixed 367
SusWrite 323
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 51.6
170% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 61.1
52% 73.6 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 1,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,578

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