Average Bench: 112% (209th of 1074)

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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 450 458 470 455 458 MB/s
Read 507
Write 484
Mixed 447
SusWrite 456
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 58.6
190% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 482 484 483 482 484 MB/s
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 462
SusWrite 482
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 54.2
183% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 372
280% 374 MB/s
843GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 477 469 483 482 469 MB/s
Read 490
Write 452
Mixed 435
SusWrite 473
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 46.5
154% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 369
279% 373 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 463 465 448 447 446 MB/s
Read 494
Write 438
Mixed 429
SusWrite 454
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 37.7
127% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 338
243% 316 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 247 333 303 292 306 MB/s
Read 336
Write 325
Mixed 278
SusWrite 282
69% 305 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 33
110% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 333
252% 338 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 178 168 163 160 155 MB/s
Read 456
Write 248
Mixed 256
SusWrite 171
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 29.4
109% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 193
165% 248 MB/s
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Gaming 142%
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Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 131%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,112

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Good

3 years ago.

its fast and serves its purpose fantastic.


Excellent

5 years ago.

Good :)


Excellent

4 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

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 years ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

5 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

5 years ago.

Excellent


Poor

3 years ago.

78% Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)


Excellent

5 years ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

23 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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