Average Bench: 114% (165th of 1011)

Based on 2,837 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 14.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 416MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 427MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,837 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 481 516
299 Write 438 491
340 Mixed 416 454
256 SusWrite 427 488
99.2% 440 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 4K Read 38.2 46
52.3 4K Write 95.7 131
33.8 4K Mixed 51.6 64
175% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 347 389
185 DQ Write 315 359
108 DQ Mixed 318 365
242% 327 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 466 467 484 483 484 MB/s
Read 515
Write 466
Mixed 430
SusWrite 463
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 67.8
235% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 353
266% 357 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 495 495 494 495 495 MB/s
Read 517
Write 494
Mixed 455
SusWrite 494
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.6
212% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 368
278% 372 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 490 490 489 489 489 MB/s
Read 510
Write 488
Mixed 450
SusWrite 488
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.8
211% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 358
268% 355 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 477 479 485 486 483 MB/s
Read 501
Write 445
Mixed 399
SusWrite 470
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 62.9
216% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 320
247% 336 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 475 475 483 484 487 MB/s
Read 499
Write 478
Mixed 452
SusWrite 467
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56.8
191% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 366
277% 372 MB/s
234GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 406 423 434 436 431 MB/s
Read 462
Write 419
Mixed 394
SusWrite 406
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 52.2
183% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 351
267% 360 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 223 241 245 245 245 MB/s
Read 353
Write 343
Mixed 332
SusWrite 218
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 33.5
110% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 202
152% 205 MB/s
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop 93%
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Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,231

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 Comments

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

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7 days ago.

This runs much faster than expected. Not as good as the 970 but worth it for regular SSD slots that don't offer M2


Poor

3 months ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Good :)


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