Average Bench: 96% (236th of 1037)

Based on 113 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 2TB averaged just 3.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 2TB is 75.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 387MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 113 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 456 530
203 Write 409 498
186 Mixed 389 518
141 SusWrite 387 473
92.3% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 30.3 45
27.9 4K Write 74 131
17.6 4K Mixed 40.3 61.9
137% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 DQ Read 270 392
71.3 DQ Write 237 346
39.3 DQ Mixed 223 362
176% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
607GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 422 448 441 441 441 MB/s
Read 470
Write 445
Mixed 404
SusWrite 440
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 60.8
204% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
937GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 442 443 457 453 449 MB/s
Read 495
Write 457
Mixed 410
SusWrite 449
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58.2
196% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 273
209% 285 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 419 424 433 427 426 MB/s
Read 469
Write 418
Mixed 325
SusWrite 422
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 34
117% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 283
226% 314 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 144 158 159 159 160 MB/s
Read 455
Write 435
Mixed 375
SusWrite 175
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 46.5
157% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 290
214% 283 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,582,409 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 2TB Builds (Compare 298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell Precision T7610

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Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-9700K $300Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
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