Average Bench: 113% (147th of 992)

Based on 2,023 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 13.3% 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 312MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 52.4%. 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 410MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 477MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 477 516
302 Write 436 490
319 Mixed 410 453
274 SusWrite 427 486
98.5% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 4K Read 37.6 46.1
50.6 4K Write 95.4 131
32.5 4K Mixed 50.9 63.9
173% 61.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.3 DQ Read 341 389
120 DQ Write 307 358
57.4 DQ Mixed 312 364
237% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
333GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 489 487 488 490 488 MB/s
Read 512
Write 490
Mixed 456
SusWrite 489
110% 487 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.9
203% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 483 484 486 486 487 MB/s
Read 514
Write 480
Mixed 438
SusWrite 480
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 54.7
182% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 464 454 466 456 456 MB/s
Read 456
Write 458
Mixed 418
SusWrite 456
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 50.4
186% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 341
258% 347 MB/s
385GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 323 323 320 321 320 MB/s
Read 504
Write 481
Mixed 447
SusWrite 317
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 49.7
165% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 349
263% 352 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 174 178 176 172 170 MB/s
Read 484
Write 191
Mixed 282
SusWrite 179
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.3
176% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 282
221% 307 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 19,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,312

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

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It is super fast, and has great management tools.


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