Average Bench: 113% (193rd of 1058)

Based on 456,834 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 297MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 49.8%. 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 417MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 456,834 samples)
Min Avg Max
400 Read 487 517
313 Write 441 492
284 Mixed 412 468
237 SusWrite 417 489
98.9% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 4K Read 38 47.3
52.4 4K Write 93.4 125
30.5 4K Mixed 51.2 65.2
173% 60.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 337 388
129 DQ Write 289 362
162 DQ Mixed 297 371
227% 308 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
640GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 488 489 489 488 486 MB/s
Read 514
Write 487
Mixed 455
SusWrite 488
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 55
194% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 340
261% 355 MB/s
346GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 451 441 450 460 459 MB/s
Read 497
Write 443
Mixed 403
SusWrite 444
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 62.1
202% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
529GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 487 485 486 484 482 MB/s
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 445
SusWrite 484
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 57.2
187% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
559GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 473 474 477 475 433 MB/s
Read 496
Write 475
Mixed 464
SusWrite 465
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 54.3
180% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
735GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 409 415 461 442 423 MB/s
Read 486
Write 465
Mixed 382
SusWrite 418
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 52.7
174% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
734GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 443 446 414 412 422 MB/s
Read 466
Write 412
Mixed 418
SusWrite 429
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 54.2
180% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 200
150% 201 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 421 416 385 385 380 MB/s
Read 452
Write 405
Mixed 407
SusWrite 398
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 46.6
152% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 344
258% 345 MB/s
684GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 457 447 452 442 461 MB/s
Read 475
Write 461
Mixed 435
SusWrite 451
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 43.4
146% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 254
199% 275 MB/s
551GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 444 443 443 436 444 MB/s
Read 488
Write 446
Mixed 439
SusWrite 442
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 45.7
149% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 214
160% 215 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 94,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,135

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Good

11 months ago.

its fast and serves its purpose fantastic.


Good

14 months ago.

best price\performance 1 tb ssd at 2020


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good :)


Excellent

21 months 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

23 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

2 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

2 years ago.

Excellent


Poor

9 months ago.

78% Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)


Excellent

2 years ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


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Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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