Average Bench: 109% (210th of 1058)

Based on 1,918 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 9.2% 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 306MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 50.8%. 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 378MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 481 513
239 Write 425 493
292 Mixed 378 422
174 SusWrite 414 494
95.4% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 4K Read 35.6 41.7
46.8 4K Write 89.9 123
34.4 4K Mixed 48 58.6
163% 57.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 339 388
103 DQ Write 289 362
164 DQ Mixed 306 369
231% 311 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 456 480 477 473 473 MB/s
Read 508
Write 469
Mixed 375
SusWrite 448
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 54.7
189% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 470 470 471 474 478 MB/s
Read 500
Write 479
Mixed 407
SusWrite 471
105% 464 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53
184% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 423 421 419 415 411 MB/s
Read 507
Write 484
Mixed 400
SusWrite 423
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 55
190% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 468 453 452 459 475 MB/s
Read 480
Write 464
Mixed 379
SusWrite 461
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 53.8
179% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 466 450 452 449 479 MB/s
Read 471
Write 463
Mixed 376
SusWrite 460
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.3
178% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 406 371 374 382 361 MB/s
Read 489
Write 415
Mixed 347
SusWrite 378
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 42.6
148% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 178
139% 192 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 1,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8P67 PRO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,855

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 Comments

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

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

3 years ago.

too expensive and will get cheaper


Average

2 years ago.

Much better options available now but still a really good SSD


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