Average Bench: 107% (181st of 1011)

Based on 1,085 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 6.9% 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 304MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 46.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 55.4%. 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 368MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 393MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,085 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 467 510
247 Write 419 489
255 Mixed 368 416
184 SusWrite 393 486
92.6% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 4K Read 34.7 41.6
45.4 4K Write 91.5 125
30.3 4K Mixed 46.9 58.6
161% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 340 386
108 DQ Write 298 354
62.4 DQ Mixed 304 363
232% 314 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 485 486 486 486 486 MB/s
Read 507
Write 485
Mixed 404
SusWrite 486
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 56
188% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 493 493 392 206 193 MB/s
Read 510
Write 480
Mixed 386
SusWrite 378
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 49.7
196% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 410 406 414 420 421 MB/s
Read 443
Write 427
Mixed 378
SusWrite 416
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 33.3
114% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 349
263% 354 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 287 286 393 376 280 MB/s
Read 465
Write 439
Mixed 376
SusWrite 316
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 42.2
142% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 284
151% 132 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,479 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $83716 mins
BHPhotoUS $84912 months
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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 2,756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,755

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 Comments

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

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Terrible

12 months ago.

too expensive and will get cheaper


Average

8 months ago.

Much better options available now but still a really good SSD


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CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
Intel Core i5-9600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $233Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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