Average Bench: 109% (210th of 1058)

Based on 11,547 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 9.1% 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 297MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 57.2%. 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 402MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 407MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,547 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 473 516
258 Write 420 490
286 Mixed 402 454
214 SusWrite 407 489
95.8% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 37 45.1
41.1 4K Write 87.6 123
29.2 4K Mixed 49.2 61.6
165% 57.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 335 388
100 DQ Write 286 360
62.5 DQ Mixed 297 365
226% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
241GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 491 496 497 495 496 MB/s
Read 519
Write 495
Mixed 461
SusWrite 495
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 64.8
224% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 367
277% 371 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 479 467 474 471 471 MB/s
Read 499
Write 487
Mixed 433
SusWrite 473
107% 473 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.3
210% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 482 491 492 492 493 MB/s
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 439
SusWrite 485
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 58.9
201% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 354
272% 368 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 449 476 464 447 464 MB/s
Read 492
Write 465
Mixed 393
SusWrite 436
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63
215% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 339
260% 353 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 475 480 477 481 480 MB/s
Read 512
Write 466
Mixed 450
SusWrite 479
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 56.1
188% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 352
266% 357 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 461 466 479 475 476 MB/s
Read 512
Write 483
Mixed 421
SusWrite 472
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 52.4
172% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 353
265% 354 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 338 302 284 266 259 MB/s
Read 505
Write 479
Mixed 451
SusWrite 314
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 55.3
184% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 349
264% 355 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 82,306 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 - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,120

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 Comments

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

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2 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

19 months ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good :)


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