Average Bench: 112% (131st of 964)

Based on 962 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 12.2% 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 50.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 55.2%. 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 408MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 472MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 962 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 472 516
313 Write 434 489
322 Mixed 408 452
293 SusWrite 424 487
97.8% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 37 45.9
45.1 4K Write 93.3 128
29.4 4K Mixed 50.3 63.7
170% 60.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.3 DQ Read 345 389
118 DQ Write 309 354
51.9 DQ Mixed 306 363
235% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
293GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 446 468 471 474 478 MB/s
Read 507
Write 438
Mixed 454
SusWrite 461
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 64.5
221% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 483 489 487 489 490 MB/s
Read 516
Write 491
Mixed 449
SusWrite 484
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.8
210% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
271% 363 MB/s
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 451 460 456 455 455 MB/s
Read 478
Write 456
Mixed 431
SusWrite 453
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 67.6
229% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 64
88% 150 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 413 429 426 427 425 MB/s
Read 456
Write 426
Mixed 404
SusWrite 422
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 57.3
189% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 445 441 455 455 454 MB/s
Read 496
Write 456
Mixed 439
SusWrite 449
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 46.6
153% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 12.2
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 9.2
38% 78.2 MB/s
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 426 429 429 429 429 MB/s
Read 451
Write 428
Mixed 406
SusWrite 428
97% 428 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 32.7
104% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 363
275% 369 MB/s
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 341 364 378 378 384 MB/s
Read 402
Write 395
Mixed 372
SusWrite 364
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 16.8
56% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 119
88% 117 MB/s
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop 100%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,257

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