Average Bench: 103% (103rd of 927)

Based on 165 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 3.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 63.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 218MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 165 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 505 530
233 Write 465 502
246 Mixed 479 518
108% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 35 44.6
34.5 4K Write 84.1 120
18.6 4K Mixed 38.8 58
147% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.6 DQ Read 195 377
60.6 DQ Write 218 341
19.5 DQ Mixed 89.3 163
99.7% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 493
Mixed 504
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 50.7
169% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 142
162% 276 MB/s
264GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 483
Mixed 502
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 39.8
160% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 25.9
50% 93.7 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 529
Write 501
Mixed 516
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 31.1
143% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 43.2
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 29.6
37% 62.9 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 91.6
Mixed 272
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 47.8
174% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 143
134% 213 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 458
Write 475
Mixed 508
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 27.4
120% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.8
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 30.5
36% 59.3 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 498
Mixed 516
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 21.7
96% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 21.7
51% 98.5 MB/s
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Gaming 112%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,425

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