Average Bench: 97.7% (234th of 1039)

Based on 10,514 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 2.2% 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB is 49.2%. 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 324MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 345MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,514 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 461 511
136 Write 365 485
224 Mixed 324 372
104 SusWrite 345 486
83.8% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 31 36.5
43.5 4K Write 83.7 116
29.6 4K Mixed 41.4 50.5
144% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 338 386
123 DQ Write 270 336
102 DQ Mixed 164 198
161% 257 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 483 481 446 452 471 MB/s
Read 497
Write 483
Mixed 368
SusWrite 467
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48.3
169% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 195
186% 292 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 429 436 448 446 448 MB/s
Read 500
Write 446
Mixed 344
SusWrite 435
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 43.1
148% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 143
123% 182 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 173 161 141 126 109 MB/s
Read 491
Write 174
Mixed 298
SusWrite 153
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 45.6
168% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 155
165% 276 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 58 36 29 28 29 MB/s
Read 452
Write 188
Mixed 223
SusWrite 45.1
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 47.2
166% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 151
147% 238 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 145 80 79 78 78 MB/s
Read 293
Write 150
Mixed 178
SusWrite 105
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 29.9
94% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 136
138% 228 MB/s
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Typical 840 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 1,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,859

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