Average Bench: 114% (161st of 1011)

Based on 5,474 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB averaged 14.1% 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 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB is 48.2%. 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 418MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 430MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,474 samples)
Min Avg Max
414 Read 487 516
293 Write 444 491
285 Mixed 418 468
289 SusWrite 430 488
100% 445 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 4K Read 37 44.9
64.5 4K Write 100 133
30.7 4K Mixed 51 64
174% 62.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 336 388
184 DQ Write 303 355
192 DQ Mixed 305 365
233% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 456 460 461 463 464 MB/s
Read 510
Write 479
Mixed 462
SusWrite 463
108% 478 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 63.2
215% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 290
217% 288 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 478 474 433 375 380 MB/s
Read 501
Write 468
Mixed 459
SusWrite 435
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.3
203% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 218
163% 217 MB/s
844GB free
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 456 456 456 456 456 MB/s
Read 508
Write 456
Mixed 456
SusWrite 456
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.9
192% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 202
152% 203 MB/s
584GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 402 471 480 442 453 MB/s
Read 508
Write 488
Mixed 459
SusWrite 430
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 50.7
170% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 355
266% 355 MB/s
421GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 448 451 450 440 435 MB/s
Read 466
Write 372
Mixed 366
SusWrite 441
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 51.2
168% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 342
256% 342 MB/s
421GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 324 455 419 454 452 MB/s
Read 487
Write 425
Mixed 404
SusWrite 424
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 51.1
166% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 342
257% 344 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,699 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 25,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,554

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $211
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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