Average Bench: 117% (195th of 1072)

Based on 9,454 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 4TB

There are high failure rates for the 4TB version of this drive. After moderate use the drive can develop bad sectors which block file reads. Scandisk does not detect the errors and the data blocks are not recoverable. There are widespread reports of this problem but Samsung have yet to issue a statement. [Jul '23 SSDrivePro]

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 4TB averaged 16.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 870 EVO 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 324MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 53.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 4TB is 47%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 870 EVO 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 426MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 481MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 481 517
362 Write 451 491
346 Mixed 426 464
330 SusWrite 445 489
102% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 4K Read 40.5 48.8
46.4 4K Write 90 131
36.4 4K Mixed 53.6 68.1
178% 61.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
230 DQ Read 354 389
176 DQ Write 305 364
201 DQ Mixed 324 374
244% 327 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
3.5TB free
Firmware: SVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 488 398 436 489 489 MB/s
Read 512
Write 492
Mixed 466
SusWrite 462
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 57.2
188% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 374
281% 376 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 467 467 470 469 470 MB/s
Read 508
Write 472
Mixed 438
SusWrite 468
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 56.7
186% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 303
226% 299 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 452 454 457 458 458 MB/s
Read 508
Write 453
Mixed 445
SusWrite 456
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 61.3
201% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 206
154% 207 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 458 459 458 458 459 MB/s
Read 504
Write 448
Mixed 440
SusWrite 458
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 58.2
190% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 198
149% 199 MB/s
601GB free
Firmware: SVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 442 454 456 458 464 MB/s
Read 498
Write 481
Mixed 328
SusWrite 455
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 43.4
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 303
248% 353 MB/s
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 441 438 456 462 476 MB/s
Read 478
Write 462
Mixed 355
SusWrite 450
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 39.2
132% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 278
226% 320 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 409 418 417 429 425 MB/s
Read 495
Write 445
Mixed 364
SusWrite 419
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 42.1
145% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 198
154% 212 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 278 281 282 282 281 MB/s
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 441
SusWrite 279
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 41.4
149% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 347
260% 348 MB/s
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop 96%
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Workstation 104%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,078

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND

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performance is good, but i have bad sector...


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