Average Bench: 112% (206th of 1071)

Based on 602,853 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 1TB averaged 12.0% 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 50.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 51.9%. 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 404MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 411MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 602,853 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 481 516
269 Write 433 491
269 Mixed 404 467
207 SusWrite 411 489
97.3% 432 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 37.5 47.3
56.8 4K Write 95.3 127
31.1 4K Mixed 50.4 64.9
172% 61.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 345 388
146 DQ Write 295 363
179 DQ Mixed 301 372
231% 314 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
555GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 478 474 482 484 483 MB/s
Read 512
Write 481
Mixed 445
SusWrite 478
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 65.9
223% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 342
257% 344 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 438 426 452 449 450 MB/s
Read 478
Write 433
Mixed 447
SusWrite 441
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 53.1
177% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 149
126% 185 MB/s
507GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 408 402 312 395 393 MB/s
Read 453
Write 365
Mixed 372
SusWrite 370
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 48
166% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 200
150% 202 MB/s
644GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 436 433 435 451 415 MB/s
Read 497
Write 466
Mixed 453
SusWrite 437
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 38.4
128% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 98.2
DQ Mixed 64.2
92% 179 MB/s
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 295 297 313 314 307 MB/s
Read 371
Write 371
Mixed 284
SusWrite 301
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 39.8
148% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 194
153% 213 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,160,375 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 17,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 142%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $325

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,552

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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

2 years ago.

its fast and serves its purpose fantastic.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Good :)


Excellent

3 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

3 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

2 years ago.

78% Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)


Excellent

3 years ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

7 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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