Average Bench: 106% (184th of 1011)

Based on 12,588 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 229MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 1TB is 49.2%. 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 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,588 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 469 509
153 Write 383 490
216 Mixed 343 418
181 SusWrite 336 467
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 4K Read 39.1 46.9
45.6 4K Write 86.7 121
31.6 4K Mixed 50.5 63.3
170% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
205 DQ Read 341 386
134 DQ Write 282 359
113 DQ Mixed 229 269
194% 284 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: 486 485 434 408 408 409 MB/s
Read 505
Write 488
Mixed 392
SusWrite 438
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 64.3
216% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 266
224% 325 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 490 492 491 491 491 MB/s
Read 509
Write 150
Mixed 220
SusWrite 490
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56
200% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 193
164% 245 MB/s
564GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 468 410 325 354 386 MB/s
Read 487
Write 469
Mixed 371
SusWrite 401
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 53.2
173% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 262
222% 324 MB/s
910GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 377 373 371 372 373 MB/s
Read 484
Write 155
Mixed 222
SusWrite 368
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 47.1
163% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 184
159% 242 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 426 408 352 290 333 MB/s
Read 449
Write 418
Mixed 351
SusWrite 355
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 40.6
126% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 244
170% 211 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 2,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,420

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