Average Bench: 72.2% (610th of 1058)

Based on 217 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO

Good average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO 1TB averaged 27.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO 1TB is 33.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 132MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 126MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 217 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 392 494
270 Write 373 470
271 Mixed 358 445
224 SusWrite 371 466
84.2% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 23.3 31.8
21.6 4K Write 36.2 54
17 4K Mixed 27.7 36.3
90% 29.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
64.1 DQ Read 132 170
52.8 DQ Write 126 178
34 DQ Mixed 119 172
92.3% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
771GB free
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 470 464 461 465 463 MB/s
Read 496
Write 469
Mixed 443
SusWrite 464
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 36
115% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 104
85% 120 MB/s
678GB free
Firmware: RVT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 406 405 409 409 409 MB/s
Read 415
Write 422
Mixed 384
SusWrite 396
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 30.5
98% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 159
120% 160 MB/s
217 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,590,333 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO 1TB Builds (Compare 157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 30%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: Asus STRIKER II EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $520

Popular 860 EVO 1TB compatible motherboards:

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


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


1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $379Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $31Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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