Average Bench: 113% (138th of 980)

Based on 1,480 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 308MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 57.1%. 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 1,480 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 472 516
291 Write 436 491
288 Mixed 408 453
261 SusWrite 427 487
98.2% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 37.5 46.6
50.4 4K Write 96.4 134
29.8 4K Mixed 51 64.8
173% 61.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.9 DQ Read 344 389
108 DQ Write 308 360
52.4 DQ Mixed 308 365
236% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
232GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 482 477 479 486 486 MB/s
Read 508
Write 486
Mixed 452
SusWrite 479
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.9
199% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 356
270% 363 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 478 469 464 471 471 MB/s
Read 495
Write 475
Mixed 440
SusWrite 472
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 57.7
202% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 482 478 482 482 483 MB/s
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 452
SusWrite 482
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 56.6
190% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 469 470 461 470 462 MB/s
Read 485
Write 423
Mixed 379
SusWrite 466
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 48.5
160% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 330
248% 332 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 470 472 474 475 474 MB/s
Read 497
Write 407
Mixed 397
SusWrite 471
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 44.3
146% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 323
243% 326 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 439 459 456 456 451 MB/s
Read 451
Write 449
Mixed 400
SusWrite 448
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 38
130% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 350
265% 355 MB/s
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 427 423 439 448 446 MB/s
Read 457
Write 422
Mixed 404
SusWrite 434
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 33.3
106% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 348
260% 344 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 17,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 100%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,291

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