Average Bench: 108% (213th of 1058)

Based on 11,880 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512GB, Samsung SSD 860 PRO 512G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Pro 512GB averaged 8.0% 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 300MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB is 54.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Pro 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 389MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,880 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 472 516
243 Write 412 489
290 Mixed 397 454
184 SusWrite 389 487
93.9% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 36.8 45.5
43.5 4K Write 88.8 124
29 4K Mixed 48.8 62.2
165% 58.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
164 DQ Read 336 389
116 DQ Write 289 360
104 DQ Mixed 300 364
228% 308 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
438GB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 493 493 493 493 492 MB/s
Read 515
Write 490
Mixed 458
SusWrite 493
110% 489 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.4
209% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 365
276% 371 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 463 461 457 458 457 MB/s
Read 513
Write 484
Mixed 453
SusWrite 453
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 58.2
194% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 358
271% 364 MB/s
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 461 460 459 461 460 MB/s
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 446
SusWrite 460
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.7
194% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 366
276% 370 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 461 461 461 461 461 MB/s
Read 515
Write 458
Mixed 447
SusWrite 461
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 57.6
192% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 201
151% 203 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 428 440 430 457 434 MB/s
Read 457
Write 444
Mixed 418
SusWrite 430
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 44.9
144% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 350
265% 356 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 213 154 108 104 307 MB/s
Read 464
Write 113
Mixed 199
SusWrite 175
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53
181% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 179
149% 222 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 195 175 165 153 147 MB/s
Read 372
Write 229
Mixed 322
SusWrite 179
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 51.5
172% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 199
153% 210 MB/s
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Typical 860 Pro 512GB Builds (Compare 100,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,165

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 Comments

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

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8 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

2 years ago.

It is super fast, and has great management tools.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good :)


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