Average Bench: 94.8% (226th of 1011)

Based on 7,289 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series, Samsung SSD 840, Samsung SSD 840 PRO Seri, Samsung SSD 840 PRO

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 840 Pro 512GB averaged just 5.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 328MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,289 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 454 510
148 Write 360 481
242 Mixed 318 370
88.7 SusWrite 328 476
81.9% 365 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 4K Read 30 36.1
42.4 4K Write 80.8 116
27.4 4K Mixed 39.7 49.9
139% 50.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
162 DQ Read 334 388
134 DQ Write 275 334
73 DQ Mixed 160 198
159% 256 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 481 462 469 469 479 MB/s
Read 493
Write 472
Mixed 340
SusWrite 472
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 46.7
171% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 170
176% 290 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 376 441 442 441 437 MB/s
Read 508
Write 477
Mixed 369
SusWrite 418
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 47.7
167% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 194
186% 293 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 452 453 461 461 461 MB/s
Read 508
Write 449
Mixed 360
SusWrite 457
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 46.4
160% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 144
124% 183 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 27 26 26 22 MB/s
Read 462
Write 269
Mixed 274
SusWrite 32.5
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46.7
140% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 161
171% 285 MB/s
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Typical 840 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 4,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $2,134

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