Average Bench: 96.2% (259th of 1058)

Based on 14,001 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 3.7% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Pro 512GB is 47.6%. 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 323MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 348MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,001 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 450 510
155 Write 372 480
241 Mixed 323 372
105 SusWrite 348 479
83.8% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 4K Read 30.5 36.1
40.6 4K Write 80.8 115
25.8 4K Mixed 40.1 50
140% 50.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 340 386
122 DQ Write 267 335
112 DQ Mixed 165 198
161% 257 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 474 473 474 451 437 MB/s
Read 498
Write 468
Mixed 365
SusWrite 463
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 47.6
170% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 194
187% 295 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 407 413 428 426 430 MB/s
Read 501
Write 453
Mixed 372
SusWrite 418
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.8
169% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 193
186% 294 MB/s
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 445 454 454 457 456 MB/s
Read 459
Write 449
Mixed 352
SusWrite 450
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 39.9
136% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 171
178% 293 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,253 SSDs tested.

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Typical 840 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 3,241 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 75%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE IV EXTREME - $589

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,549

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