Average Bench: 113% (193rd of 1058)

Based on 629,713 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 1TB averaged 12.6% 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 51.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 55.5%. 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 405MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 408MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 629,713 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 484 518
281 Write 439 493
273 Mixed 408 470
216 SusWrite 405 491
97.8% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 38 47.8
48 4K Write 96.5 128
30.1 4K Mixed 51.2 65.9
174% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 345 389
129 DQ Write 294 363
158 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%
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 468 471 496 495 496 MB/s
Read 520
Write 496
Mixed 464
SusWrite 485
111% 491 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 63.7
220% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 373
281% 375 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 488 484 460 459 462 MB/s
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 465
SusWrite 473
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.4
204% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 373
281% 375 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 321 288 278 278 277 MB/s
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 469
SusWrite 321
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 50.9
168% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
265% 355 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 436 439 430 445 435 MB/s
Read 495
Write 439
Mixed 418
SusWrite 438
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 48.2
164% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 188
140% 187 MB/s
126GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 384 365 339 336 388 MB/s
Read 491
Write 471
Mixed 458
SusWrite 359
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 46.4
152% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 410 428 399 427 429 MB/s
Read 499
Write 462
Mixed 439
SusWrite 407
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 39
128% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 211
168% 243 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 119,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $989

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Good

21 months ago.

its fast and serves its purpose fantastic.


Good

2 years ago.

best price\performance 1 tb ssd at 2020


Excellent

3 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

3 years ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

3 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

3 years ago.

Excellent


Poor

20 months ago.

78% Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)


Excellent

3 years ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


Excellent

19 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Solid and reliable. 2 years old, has been 5 separate laptops and is now serves as the main storage for my current gaming PC build. Still performs beyond expectations despite heavy usage over its lifespan.


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