Average Bench: 97.7% (55th of 850)

Based on 74,603 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500G, Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB, Samsun SSD 850 EVO 500G, Samsung SSD 850 EVO, Samsung SSD 850

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 500GB averaged just 2.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 500GB is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 204MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 197MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 74,603 samples)
Min Avg Max
383 Read 498 518
323 Write 393 414
268 Mixed 399 422
95.6% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 38.8 48.2
41.1 4K Write 81.3 112
18.5 4K Mixed 36 51.8
148% 52.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.4 DQ Read 204 379
64.2 DQ Write 197 287
18.3 DQ Mixed 74.8 129
90.7% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53.5
200% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 132
151% 262 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.4
168% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 23.5
100% 226 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 498
Write 399
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 46.4
166% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 113
135% 239 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 510
Write 401
Mixed 410
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 43.8
158% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 127
136% 228 MB/s
304GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 410
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 44.2
164% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 40.8
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 24.8
50% 94.7 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 13,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $142

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,122

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Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND

A higher caliber SSD with enhanced performance and endurance...

Added 23 months ago.


12 days ago.

I've been using it for more than a year now. excellent performance and thanks to a very handy software kit bundled with it


2 days ago.

Perfect SSD, fast and realible


15 days ago.

the best drive SSD for notebook of use semi-professional


27 days ago.

I'm loving it


5 months ago.

Best of the best


8 months ago.

O boy This Thing is the bomb!!! expensive (for my country) but TOTALLY WORTH IT!


16 months ago.

Bloody quick. Seems more reliable with RAPID mode OFF though


1 month ago.

Excellent SSD with its amazing value. Worth it.


10 months ago.

Amazing quality, easy to install and optimize, plenty of space and great warranty.


6 months ago.

I like it and it works well.


8 months ago.

Cold boot went from 30 or 35 seconds to 6 seconds.


6 months ago.

Gave my machine new life...however, it is running pretty slowly percentile-wise.

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Intel Core i5-7600K $240AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $127
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $167
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
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