Average Bench: 115% (160th of 1016)

Based on 7,914 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB averaged 14.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 301MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB is 45.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 410MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 432MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,914 samples)
Min Avg Max
410 Read 486 517
339 Write 444 491
285 Mixed 410 469
307 SusWrite 432 487
99.8% 443 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 37.7 47.1
65.1 4K Write 99.8 132
31.1 4K Mixed 51.7 66
176% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 332 388
185 DQ Write 301 351
183 DQ Mixed 301 364
230% 311 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
932GB free
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 475 476 469 469 468 MB/s
Read 510
Write 475
Mixed 439
SusWrite 472
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 58.6
207% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 292
218% 289 MB/s
801GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 424 439 453 452 454 MB/s
Read 492
Write 449
Mixed 412
SusWrite 440
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 53.1
173% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 311
235% 317 MB/s
865GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 445 445 451 452 451 MB/s
Read 495
Write 436
Mixed 331
SusWrite 446
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 42.6
163% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 242
190% 261 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 389 418 414 417 409 MB/s
Read 394
Write 360
Mixed 340
SusWrite 410
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 41.2
128% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 323
244% 327 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 94 94 93 92 91 MB/s
Read 466
Write 249
Mixed 263
SusWrite 115
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 30.1
110% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 131
133% 222 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,973 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 29,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $232

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,490

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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