Average Bench: 110% (128th of 959)

Based on 2,345 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 2TB averaged 10.3% 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 269MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 2TB is 59.1%. 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 395MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 477MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,345 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 477 523
313 Write 428 491
298 Mixed 395 437
307 SusWrite 426 484
97.2% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 38.3 47.3
39.8 4K Write 93.1 131
21.4 4K Mixed 47.6 67.1
168% 59.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.2 DQ Read 323 386
107 DQ Write 291 351
24.9 DQ Mixed 269 364
212% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 478 481 482 483 482 MB/s
Read 504
Write 460
Mixed 405
SusWrite 481
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.9
210% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 356
267% 356 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 480 472 474 474 458 MB/s
Read 508
Write 474
Mixed 405
SusWrite 471
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.4
210% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
643GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 418 482 486 469 460 MB/s
Read 497
Write 481
Mixed 406
SusWrite 466
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59.9
202% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 460 471 476 481 480 MB/s
Read 474
Write 427
Mixed 394
SusWrite 467
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 46.4
151% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 388 389 371 393 396 MB/s
Read 401
Write 386
Mixed 344
SusWrite 392
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 43.6
145% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 350
263% 352 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Evo 2TB Builds (Compare 10,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,699

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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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