Average Bench: 110% (205th of 1058)

Based on 22,016 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB averaged 10.5% 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 291MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB is 51.4%. 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 398MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 405MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
409 Read 487 516
245 Write 431 490
258 Mixed 398 467
193 SusWrite 405 487
96.8% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 36.7 46.6
52.8 4K Write 94 125
30.8 4K Mixed 49.5 64.8
169% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 334 388
134 DQ Write 287 353
168 DQ Mixed 291 364
223% 304 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
431GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 489 489 488 489 489 MB/s
Read 513
Write 488
Mixed 443
SusWrite 489
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 65.7
218% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
868GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 483 483 486 484 484 MB/s
Read 516
Write 487
Mixed 468
SusWrite 483
110% 489 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.9
217% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 292
219% 291 MB/s
513GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 478 482 484 483 484 MB/s
Read 511
Write 486
Mixed 343
SusWrite 480
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42.4
161% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 277
228% 327 MB/s
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 477 480 479 478 470 MB/s
Read 513
Write 448
Mixed 323
SusWrite 476
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 42.9
167% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 249
199% 277 MB/s
495GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 430 441 452 475 475 MB/s
Read 506
Write 441
Mixed 353
SusWrite 429
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 43.4
151% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 287
232% 328 MB/s
682GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 403 400 406 390 386 MB/s
Read 449
Write 358
Mixed 361
SusWrite 394
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 51.8
157% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 350
262% 350 MB/s
501GB free
Firmware: RVT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 411 414 461 459 455 MB/s
Read 490
Write 440
Mixed 440
SusWrite 442
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 48.8
160% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 205
155% 208 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 186 190 193 193 195 MB/s
Read 522
Write 482
Mixed 408
SusWrite 211
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 40
156% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 124
109% 162 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,405,306 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 88,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,002

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