Average Bench: 111% (201st of 1058)

Based on 12,732 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 11.1% 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 306MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 55.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 402MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 403MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,732 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 479 517
229 Write 418 490
296 Mixed 403 455
200 SusWrite 402 487
95.7% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 37.9 46
48.1 4K Write 91.9 128
30.3 4K Mixed 50.6 63.2
171% 60.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 345 388
115 DQ Write 295 361
106 DQ Mixed 306 366
233% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 489 489 490 490 489 MB/s
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 450
SusWrite 489
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 332 328 325 318 312 MB/s
Read 512
Write 328
Mixed 380
SusWrite 333
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 62.1
219% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 352
259% 341 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 472 459 433 467 464 MB/s
Read 487
Write 456
Mixed 426
SusWrite 459
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 53
177% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
93GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 460 462 462 462 459 MB/s
Read 508
Write 454
Mixed 437
SusWrite 461
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 56.4
189% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 219
165% 221 MB/s
473GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 433 435 444 445 445 MB/s
Read 420
Write 448
Mixed 433
SusWrite 438
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 48.5
163% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 111
93% 131 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 223 218 230 257 297 MB/s
Read 507
Write 202
Mixed 235
SusWrite 263
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 44.5
158% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 95.9
DQ Mixed 143
130% 206 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 296 424 435 441 426 MB/s
Read 490
Write 440
Mixed 429
SusWrite 374
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 41.3
128% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 246
185% 246 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 89,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,152

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 Comments

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

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4 months 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


Good

21 months ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good :)


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