Average Bench: 117% (123rd of 976)

Based on 2,295 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 2TB averaged 16.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 323MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 54MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 2TB is 47.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 394MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 473MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 473 512
323 Write 443 492
309 Mixed 394 442
319 SusWrite 434 488
98.2% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 4K Read 39.2 48
56 4K Write 100 137
35.6 4K Mixed 54 68.1
182% 64.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 350 386
173 DQ Write 320 354
66.9 DQ Mixed 323 364
246% 331 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
576GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 488 492 494 494 495 MB/s
Read 512
Write 495
Mixed 417
SusWrite 492
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 59
203% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
974GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 423 434 404 420 397 MB/s
Read 420
Write 354
Mixed 344
SusWrite 417
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 58.2
189% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 252 297 305 310 306 MB/s
Read 504
Write 82.2
Mixed 282
SusWrite 286
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.9
195% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 298
230% 309 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 360 290 474 475 475 MB/s
Read 479
Write 463
Mixed 391
SusWrite 390
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 51
167% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 234
202% 299 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 414 414 405 402 413 MB/s
Read 435
Write 436
Mixed 394
SusWrite 411
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 41.6
134% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 314 309 326 318 346 MB/s
Read 262
Write 276
Mixed 309
SusWrite 321
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 22.6
76% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 291
232% 326 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Evo 2TB Builds (Compare 12,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,726

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $249Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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