Average Bench: 88.1% (342nd of 1058)

Based on 594 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 120GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSAT

Very good average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 298MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 43.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB is 47.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 350MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 594 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 451 501
337 Write 427 481
281 Mixed 350 399
119 SusWrite 162 184
77.8% 348 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 4K Read 34.2 45.6
38.4 4K Write 76.3 117
26.1 4K Mixed 43.6 59
148% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.8 DQ Read 330 386
91.2 DQ Write 301 352
45.7 DQ Mixed 298 358
228% 309 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 152 149 149 147 133 MB/s
Read 441
Write 434
Mixed 354
SusWrite 177
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 45.6
152% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
266% 353 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 90 89 95 88 94 MB/s
Read 366
Write 342
Mixed 318
SusWrite 128
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 26.9
89% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 231
174% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,325,511 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 23%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 19%

System: Alienware 18

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $209

Popular 850 EVO mSATA 120GB systems:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


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Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-10700K $317Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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