Average Bench: 108% (180th of 1016)

Based on 1,257 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 7.6% 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 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 54.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 371MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 468 509
264 Write 422 489
267 Mixed 371 417
184 SusWrite 402 486
93.5% 416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 4K Read 34.8 41.8
45.5 4K Write 92.2 127
28.7 4K Mixed 47.2 59.3
162% 58.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 335 386
114 DQ Write 297 356
82.9 DQ Mixed 305 365
232% 312 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 482 475 483 486 483 MB/s
Read 464
Write 466
Mixed 401
SusWrite 481
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 61
212% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 481 481 480 478 478 MB/s
Read 493
Write 436
Mixed 374
SusWrite 474
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 55.8
194% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 482 481 479 479 478 MB/s
Read 473
Write 429
Mixed 384
SusWrite 477
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 54.4
186% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 360 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 469 461 479 479 478 MB/s
Read 501
Write 480
Mixed 416
SusWrite 473
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 47.9
157% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 349
262% 350 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 452 446 447 449 449 MB/s
Read 448
Write 424
Mixed 383
SusWrite 450
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 43.9
157% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,455 SSDs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $84917 months
AmazonUS $8503 mins
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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 19,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $2,109

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 Comments

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

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Terrible

18 months ago.

too expensive and will get cheaper


Average

13 months ago.

Much better options available now but still a really good SSD


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Intel Core i5-9600K $205Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $375Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
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