Average Bench: 115% (156th of 1011)

Based on 107,968 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 311MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 48.4%. 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 417MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 422MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 107,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
392 Read 485 517
332 Write 447 493
299 Mixed 417 470
251 SusWrite 422 490
99.8% 443 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.8 4K Read 38 45.9
56.8 4K Write 100 135
33.5 4K Mixed 52.3 65.5
178% 63.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 349 388
163 DQ Write 309 361
148 DQ Mixed 311 370
238% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 439 447 360 370 328 MB/s
Read 510
Write 478
Mixed 421
SusWrite 401
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.9
207% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 475 481 490 484 486 MB/s
Read 494
Write 473
Mixed 448
SusWrite 483
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 53.5
179% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
616GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 444 467 471 468 466 MB/s
Read 494
Write 467
Mixed 442
SusWrite 443
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 51.4
171% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
656GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 443 449 451 454 454 MB/s
Read 503
Write 449
Mixed 449
SusWrite 449
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 57.1
188% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 200
150% 201 MB/s
769GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 472 476 484 483 483 MB/s
Read 498
Write 482
Mixed 346
SusWrite 477
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 45.3
159% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 289
240% 345 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 479 479 478 478 477 MB/s
Read 492
Write 478
Mixed 434
SusWrite 478
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.4
159% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
903GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 450 456 456 456 455 MB/s
Read 508
Write 454
Mixed 435
SusWrite 450
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 58.6
179% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 199
148% 196 MB/s
895GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 385 444 452 454 453 MB/s
Read 504
Write 448
Mixed 450
SusWrite 414
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 54.2
179% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 201
152% 203 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 15,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,555

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 Comments

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

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Good

17 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

Good :)


Excellent

27 days ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

8 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

7 months ago.

Excellent


Excellent

8 months ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


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