Average Bench: 113% (192nd of 1058)

Based on 554,953 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 1TB averaged 12.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 301MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 52.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 406MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 410MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 554,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 486 517
269 Write 435 493
283 Mixed 410 468
198 SusWrite 406 490
97.7% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 38.3 47.8
53.8 4K Write 95.6 126
31.1 4K Mixed 51.6 65.7
175% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 343 388
145 DQ Write 294 362
179 DQ Mixed 301 372
230% 313 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
644GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 471 440 466 463 460 MB/s
Read 508
Write 487
Mixed 438
SusWrite 462
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 66.3
221% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
406GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 466 467 477 477 462 MB/s
Read 490
Write 457
Mixed 414
SusWrite 461
103% 455 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 57.7
192% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 350
264% 352 MB/s
435GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 491 492 492 470 491 MB/s
Read 500
Write 490
Mixed 445
SusWrite 488
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.2
169% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
365GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 382 376 405 414 411 MB/s
Read 509
Write 477
Mixed 458
SusWrite 394
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 50.2
164% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
230GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 454 441 429 434 425 MB/s
Read 499
Write 443
Mixed 445
SusWrite 440
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 49.6
164% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 204
154% 206 MB/s
793GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 417 426 412 415 411 MB/s
Read 409
Write 441
Mixed 380
SusWrite 416
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 49.7
154% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 411 362 283 432 436 MB/s
Read 498
Write 172
Mixed 214
SusWrite 384
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41
146% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 261
201% 279 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 147 154 154 145 221 MB/s
Read 323
Write 115
Mixed 138
SusWrite 159
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 14.3
49% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 148
129% 198 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 104,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,148

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND

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Excellent

20 months ago.

2.5 years in near daily use, no problems at all.


Good

14 months ago.

its fast and serves its purpose fantastic.


Good

18 months ago.

best price\performance 1 tb ssd at 2020


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good :)


Excellent

2 years ago.

This is a great SSD that provides high speeds and a plentiful of storage at a reasonable cost. It is perfect for those who want a lot of storage on a well-performing SSD and are fine with paying more than a budget SSD.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great SSD. Great performance, very reliable, fair price and pretty good software support via Samsung Magician.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

2 years ago.

A bit plain. Overall though well worth the money, but I don't like how I had to set it upside down in order to have the SATA cables in the right direction.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Excellent


Poor

13 months ago.

78% Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)


Excellent

2 years ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


Excellent

12 months ago.

It's THE SSD to get if you want/need a SATA drive.


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Intel Core i5-12400F $184Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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