Average Bench: 115% (162nd of 1011)

Based on 60 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 PRO 4TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 PRO 4TB averaged 14.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 PRO 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 321MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 PRO 4TB is 49.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 PRO 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 419MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 422MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 479 518
309 Write 443 495
319 Mixed 422 461
184 SusWrite 419 488
99.3% 441 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 39.7 47.5
50.6 4K Write 97.9 140
31.7 4K Mixed 51.8 66.6
178% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 352 388
178 DQ Write 323 361
162 DQ Mixed 321 367
245% 332 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2.5TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 495 495 495 495 495 MB/s
Read 517
Write 494
Mixed 454
SusWrite 495
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61
207% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 366
277% 372 MB/s
4TB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 435 454 435 435 436 MB/s
Read 477
Write 439
Mixed 411
SusWrite 424
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 63.6
209% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 356
265% 352 MB/s
2.5TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 482 482 482 481 481 MB/s
Read 510
Write 481
Mixed 453
SusWrite 482
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56.7
191% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 366
277% 371 MB/s
3.5TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 448 444 463 464 460 MB/s
Read 478
Write 435
Mixed 413
SusWrite 450
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 45.5
150% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 320
239% 318 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 439 441 444 447 446 MB/s
Read 438
Write 385
Mixed 382
SusWrite 438
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 41
126% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 330
248% 332 MB/s
4TB free
Firmware: RVM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 152 91 82 93 159 MB/s
Read 226
Write 410
Mixed 419
SusWrite 131
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 8.9
70% 16.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,918 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 PRO 4TB Builds (Compare 2,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A II - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $961

Popular 860 PRO 4TB compatible motherboards:

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