Average Bench: 105% (150th of 976)

Based on 760 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 5.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 214MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 40.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 408MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 437MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 760 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 490 525
304 Write 453 502
305 Mixed 437 514
217 SusWrite 408 484
101% 447 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 34.9 41.9
45.6 4K Write 92 125
23.7 4K Mixed 39 56.8
152% 55.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.5 DQ Read 289 385
110 DQ Write 276 351
25.8 DQ Mixed 214 360
180% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
75GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 490 491 491 491 491 MB/s
Read 510
Write 489
Mixed 434
SusWrite 491
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.6
207% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 359 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 471 466 467 467 465 MB/s
Read 495
Write 458
Mixed 377
SusWrite 466
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 54.4
189% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 358
268% 358 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 474 474 471 473 473 MB/s
Read 490
Write 469
Mixed 386
SusWrite 474
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 46.4
163% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
330GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 345 387 406 428 442 MB/s
Read 484
Write 432
Mixed 380
SusWrite 398
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 48.9
166% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 343
259% 347 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 463 465 464 465 464 MB/s
Read 490
Write 471
Mixed 386
SusWrite 462
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 40
133% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
769GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 395 362 363 375 373 MB/s
Read 424
Write 396
Mixed 358
SusWrite 369
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 48.7
168% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 47.4
90% 180 MB/s
765GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 395 398 390 390 380 MB/s
Read 432
Write 400
Mixed 367
SusWrite 389
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 48.8
169% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 174
136% 183 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 469 455 473 477 477 MB/s
Read 378
Write 345
Mixed 326
SusWrite 464
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 40.8
124% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 298
224% 300 MB/s
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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 11,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 119%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $2,241

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

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Terrible

4 months ago.

too expensive and will get cheaper


Average

18 days ago.

Much better options available now but still a really good SSD


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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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