Average Bench: 113% (162nd of 1011)

Based on 7,517 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB averaged 12.9% 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 303MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB is 51.9%. 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 407MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 422MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,517 samples)
Min Avg Max
400 Read 485 516
319 Write 443 491
276 Mixed 407 467
250 SusWrite 422 488
98.9% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 36.5 45.3
58.9 4K Write 99 132
29.3 4K Mixed 50.3 64.7
172% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 337 388
183 DQ Write 305 355
194 DQ Mixed 303 364
232% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
756GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 494 494 494 494 493 MB/s
Read 518
Write 493
Mixed 469
SusWrite 494
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 67.2
233% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
615GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 477 474 475 474 476 MB/s
Read 515
Write 485
Mixed 467
SusWrite 474
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.3
215% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 216
161% 213 MB/s
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 440 482 486 487 487 MB/s
Read 514
Write 483
Mixed 459
SusWrite 452
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 54.7
184% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 426 273 216 212 203 MB/s
Read 508
Write 464
Mixed 458
SusWrite 294
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.4
214% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 375 429 449 438 442 MB/s
Read 484
Write 454
Mixed 456
SusWrite 405
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.3
183% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 358
269% 361 MB/s
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 377 449 457 459 464 MB/s
Read 456
Write 452
Mixed 344
SusWrite 418
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40
154% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 275
228% 328 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 315 313 302 296 283 MB/s
Read 487
Write 296
Mixed 311
SusWrite 309
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 38.8
146% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 275
222% 316 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 315 269 240 259 299 MB/s
Read 464
Write 418
Mixed 213
SusWrite 298
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 46.8
157% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 6.3
67% 159 MB/s
845GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 368 404 411 408 426 MB/s
Read 406
Write 356
Mixed 356
SusWrite 397
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 33.3
105% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 300
226% 305 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,671 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 27,980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $267

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,490

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