Average Bench: 103% (74th of 908)

Based on 45 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 59%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 200MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 211MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 45 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 504 528
228 Write 463 502
245 Mixed 482 519
108% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 35.9 44.8
1.81 4K Write 83.3 120
1.77 4K Mixed 38.9 59.1
148% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 200 382
54.9 DQ Write 211 342
0.1 DQ Mixed 89 168
99.2% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
308GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 528
Write 505
Mixed 515
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 61.1
212% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 161
177% 297 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 521
Write 494
Mixed 513
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.8
175% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 149
149% 240 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 512
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 22.3
104% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 22.4
38% 70.2 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 492
Mixed 514
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 21.8
101% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 21.5
28% 47 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,032,923 SSDs tested.


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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 58%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asrock B85 Killer - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $934

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