Average Bench: 109% (126th of 955)

Based on 274 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 9.3% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 44.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 52.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 244MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 440MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 274 samples)
Min Avg Max
411 Read 503 530
363 Write 467 501
292 Mixed 469 518
326 SusWrite 440 487
106% 470 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 36.7 45.5
42.1 4K Write 91.8 126
21.6 4K Mixed 44.7 62.5
162% 57.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 DQ Read 244 385
80 DQ Write 249 347
21.8 DQ Mixed 161 358
145% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 468 474 473 472 472 MB/s
Read 497
Write 476
Mixed 440
SusWrite 471
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 58.2
193% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 406 471 475 477 477 MB/s
Read 505
Write 474
Mixed 437
SusWrite 461
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.6
195% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 351
264% 352 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,585,287 SSDs tested.

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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 7,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,348

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