Average Bench: 114% (116th of 956)

Based on 454 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 14.1% 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 314MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 52.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 408MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 474MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 454 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 474 515
305 Write 438 491
320 Mixed 408 455
319 SusWrite 430 488
98.5% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 4K Read 38.3 46.9
50.7 4K Write 96.7 132
29.7 4K Mixed 51.4 64.7
175% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
123 DQ Read 346 389
102 DQ Write 309 354
51.9 DQ Mixed 314 364
239% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
403GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 488 480 486 489 490 MB/s
Read 514
Write 478
Mixed 452
SusWrite 486
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.7
204% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 398 397 400 419 421 MB/s
Read 492
Write 413
Mixed 431
SusWrite 404
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 49.7
164% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 175
154% 232 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 379 381 378 378 396 MB/s
Read 449
Write 382
Mixed 394
SusWrite 379
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 51
168% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 43.6
DQ Mixed 23
52% 116 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 420 435 429 428 435 MB/s
Read 330
Write 484
Mixed 375
SusWrite 430
92% 405 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 45.5
131% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 336
253% 340 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 10,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 100%
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Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,282

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