Average Bench: 115% (160th of 1016)

Based on 150,368 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 1TB averaged 15.1% 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 304MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 412MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 424MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 150,368 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 484 517
285 Write 440 493
277 Mixed 412 470
231 SusWrite 424 490
99.1% 440 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 38.6 47.5
56.9 4K Write 99.2 133
33.2 4K Mixed 52.7 65.9
179% 63.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 340 389
167 DQ Write 300 362
154 DQ Mixed 304 371
232% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 485 489 474 475 490 MB/s
Read 519
Write 496
Mixed 464
SusWrite 483
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 61.8
210% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 372
280% 375 MB/s
893GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 461 459 462 469 467 MB/s
Read 478
Write 455
Mixed 437
SusWrite 461
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 63.2
215% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 399 439 449 446 444 MB/s
Read 479
Write 443
Mixed 434
SusWrite 414
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 52.9
180% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 357
268% 357 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 454 456 465 466 457 MB/s
Read 500
Write 411
Mixed 312
SusWrite 459
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.3
165% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 278
230% 330 MB/s
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 417 453 452 451 451 MB/s
Read 500
Write 447
Mixed 447
SusWrite 443
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 55.5
182% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 197
148% 198 MB/s
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 453 429 398 387 265 MB/s
Read 459
Write 424
Mixed 433
SusWrite 395
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 51.5
172% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 301
223% 292 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 418 421 423 427 425 MB/s
Read 501
Write 447
Mixed 448
SusWrite 425
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 51.3
169% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 205
154% 208 MB/s
731GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 454 461 469 471 459 MB/s
Read 511
Write 406
Mixed 306
SusWrite 460
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 37.5
139% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 125
151% 266 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 20,447 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $234

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,541

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 Comments

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

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Good

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

Good :)


Excellent

30 days 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

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

10 months 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

9 months ago.

Excellent


Excellent

11 months ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


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