Average Bench: 111% (192nd of 1040)

Based on 7,889 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 11.4% 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 315MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 46.4%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 411MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,889 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 481 517
292 Write 431 491
329 Mixed 410 454
215 SusWrite 411 488
97.5% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 37 45.6
52.1 4K Write 91.5 125
31.6 4K Mixed 50.2 62.5
169% 59.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 349 388
151 DQ Write 304 360
169 DQ Mixed 315 364
239% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 364 350 344 340 339 MB/s
Read 509
Write 416
Mixed 416
SusWrite 353
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.5
207% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 344
260% 350 MB/s
370GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 450 455 460 462 463 MB/s
Read 494
Write 466
Mixed 423
SusWrite 457
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 48.1
162% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 398 404 409 404 409 MB/s
Read 434
Write 406
Mixed 376
SusWrite 403
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 42
128% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 345
261% 351 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 250 209 189 202 307 MB/s
Read 394
Write 185
Mixed 252
SusWrite 240
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 39.5
126% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 39.5
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 54
45% 62.9 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 133 133 133 129 119 MB/s
Read 367
Write 287
Mixed 289
SusWrite 129
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 36.3
120% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 39.1
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 53.5
47% 67.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,750,855 SSDs tested.

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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 46,600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $121

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,066

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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

12 months ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

18 months ago.

Good :)


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