Average Bench: 106% (175th of 1003)

Based on 11,007 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB, Samsung SSD 840

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 1TB averaged 6.4% 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 233MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 54.8%. 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 336MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 465 507
154 Write 378 486
212 Mixed 341 413
175 SusWrite 336 473
85.2% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 4K Read 39 47.1
47.6 4K Write 87.5 119
32.6 4K Mixed 51 63
171% 59.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
197 DQ Read 343 385
161 DQ Write 288 354
120 DQ Mixed 233 268
197% 288 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 488 181 258 400 328 MB/s
Read 507
Write 197
Mixed 245
SusWrite 357
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 56.7
197% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 258
202% 284 MB/s
301GB free
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 380 419 402 396 382 MB/s
Read 367
Write 344
Mixed 334
SusWrite 383
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 61.8
204% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 205
167% 237 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 193 189 192 192 168 MB/s
Read 367
Write 327
Mixed 320
SusWrite 188
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 52.7
171% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 188
151% 213 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 432 262 41 36 34 MB/s
Read 461
Write 393
Mixed 306
SusWrite 185
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 39.7
133% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 243
209% 308 MB/s
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 209 208 212 206 110 MB/s
Read 349
Write 338
Mixed 314
SusWrite 188
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 34
107% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 186
151% 214 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,563

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