Average Bench: 112% (183rd of 1037)

Based on 1,956 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB averaged 11.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 321MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB is 50.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 376MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 380MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,956 samples)
Min Avg Max
393 Read 468 503
343 Write 431 471
308 Mixed 380 419
195 SusWrite 376 485
93.1% 414 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.8 4K Read 39.7 48
48.8 4K Write 94.6 128
31.3 4K Mixed 52.9 66.5
178% 62.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 348 384
125 DQ Write 306 350
164 DQ Mixed 321 365
242% 325 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
664GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 444 456 459 464 461 MB/s
Read 440
Write 409
Mixed 363
SusWrite 448
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 52.1
174% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 339
254% 340 MB/s
616GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 404 361 363 380 344 MB/s
Read 437
Write 409
Mixed 362
SusWrite 378
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 48
159% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 287 296 167 86 68 MB/s
Read 479
Write 450
Mixed 396
SusWrite 202
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 52.2
173% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 357
268% 356 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,576,380 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 2,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $948

Popular 850 EVO M.2 1TB compatible motherboards:

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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $300Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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