Average Bench: 107% (164th of 996)

Based on 1,004 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 Pro 2TB averaged 6.7% 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 275MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 44.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Pro 2TB is 48.9%. 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 391MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 474 523
244 Write 429 500
264 Mixed 391 511
193 SusWrite 396 485
95.1% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 4K Read 34.8 41.3
45.5 4K Write 92.5 125
25.2 4K Mixed 44.5 57.5
159% 57.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.8 DQ Read 325 385
113 DQ Write 291 352
42.4 DQ Mixed 275 361
215% 297 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: 477 474 476 478 476 474 MB/s
Read 495
Write 472
Mixed 411
SusWrite 476
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 62.6
216% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 480 480 483 476 478 MB/s
Read 489
Write 463
Mixed 385
SusWrite 475
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56
196% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 463 467 472 450 470 MB/s
Read 507
Write 485
Mixed 417
SusWrite 463
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.4
192% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 415 340 435 426 421 MB/s
Read 469
Write 455
Mixed 373
SusWrite 408
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 43.6
143% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 339
256% 344 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 149 150 149 148 146 MB/s
Read 479
Write 412
Mixed 336
SusWrite 156
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 48.1
183% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 281
204% 271 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,722,657 SSDs tested.

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Typical 850 Pro 2TB Builds (Compare 2,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,749

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 Comments

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

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Terrible

9 months ago.

too expensive and will get cheaper


Average

4 months ago.

Much better options available now but still a really good SSD


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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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