Average Bench: 116% (134th of 992)

Based on 44,326 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 1TB averaged 16.4% 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 318MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 1TB is 47.4%. 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. Sequential Read Speed 484MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
395 Read 484 516
331 Write 451 492
304 Mixed 417 468
304 SusWrite 436 487
101% 447 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 4K Read 37.7 45.7
56.8 4K Write 103 138
34.8 4K Mixed 52.2 65.7
178% 64.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
194 DQ Read 354 389
140 DQ Write 319 362
117 DQ Mixed 318 371
244% 330 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
521GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 490 490 494 493 494 MB/s
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 472
SusWrite 491
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.1
214% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
732GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 483 488 492 492 492 MB/s
Read 511
Write 490
Mixed 464
SusWrite 486
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.4
201% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 372
280% 375 MB/s
708GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 413 480 486 484 467 MB/s
Read 511
Write 485
Mixed 460
SusWrite 451
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.8
197% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 435 429 442 442 449 MB/s
Read 476
Write 461
Mixed 431
SusWrite 436
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.2
186% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 361 MB/s
557GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 410 421 428 430 441 MB/s
Read 497
Write 454
Mixed 436
SusWrite 416
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 48.4
160% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 270
210% 284 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 445 436 427 423 401 MB/s
Read 486
Write 390
Mixed 291
SusWrite 431
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 40.2
150% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 251
215% 316 MB/s
737GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 417 473 474 473 476 MB/s
Read 482
Write 474
Mixed 323
SusWrite 447
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 36.6
135% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 277
228% 327 MB/s
911GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 390 439 439 472 373 MB/s
Read 411
Write 452
Mixed 412
SusWrite 424
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 51.4
122% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 324
242% 323 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 1TB Builds (Compare 21,152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,646

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 Comments

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

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Good

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

27 days ago.

Super Fast Read And Writes!!!!


Good

14 days 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

30 days ago.

Fastest SSD before you get into NVMe drives, love it


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