Average Bench: 111% (162nd of 1003)

Based on 2,501 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 10.7% 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 301MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 57.3%. 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 404MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 411MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,501 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 473 516
245 Write 424 488
294 Mixed 404 453
187 SusWrite 411 485
96.4% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 36.9 46.2
47.4 4K Write 91.5 133
32 4K Mixed 50 64.4
168% 59.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.5 DQ Read 339 389
112 DQ Write 304 360
40 DQ Mixed 301 365
231% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 494 494 494 494 493 MB/s
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 453
SusWrite 494
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 64.4
220% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 447 468 468 463 460 MB/s
Read 491
Write 462
Mixed 432
SusWrite 450
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 53.4
179% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 364
276% 370 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 425 420 417 421 412 MB/s
Read 508
Write 484
Mixed 447
SusWrite 423
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55
177% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 352
264% 354 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 331 357 361 361 361 MB/s
Read 373
Write 356
Mixed 347
SusWrite 346
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 50.9
167% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 223
166% 221 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 21,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,246

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 Comments

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

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Poor

1 month ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Good :)


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