Average Bench: 111% (210th of 1072)

Based on 2,668 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 2TB averaged 11.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 284MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 2TB is 50.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 412MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 421MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,668 samples)
Min Avg Max
420 Read 489 516
260 Write 440 490
282 Mixed 412 467
244 SusWrite 421 488
99.1% 440 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 4K Read 37 46.7
44.2 4K Write 93.2 128
28.8 4K Mixed 49.7 64.4
169% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 325 387
102 DQ Write 274 347
153 DQ Mixed 284 363
217% 295 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
294GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 466 462 460 465 464 MB/s
Read 516
Write 490
Mixed 476
SusWrite 468
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.9
209% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 322
240% 317 MB/s
873GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 483 484 484 481 483 MB/s
Read 509
Write 482
Mixed 445
SusWrite 482
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 57.6
189% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 453 461 463 465 443 MB/s
Read 512
Write 479
Mixed 447
SusWrite 454
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 62
206% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 288
215% 284 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 480 481 480 472 481 MB/s
Read 510
Write 490
Mixed 473
SusWrite 479
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 55.5
184% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 369
278% 371 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 430 419 443 448 447 MB/s
Read 486
Write 462
Mixed 443
SusWrite 440
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 52.2
174% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 303
225% 297 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 424 424 420 429 426 MB/s
Read 508
Write 470
Mixed 441
SusWrite 423
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 49.9
167% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 342
257% 345 MB/s
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 226 274 223 227 223 MB/s
Read 511
Write 383
Mixed 271
SusWrite 262
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 44.6
170% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 260
203% 284 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,887 SSDs tested

Typical 860 EVO M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 15,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012

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