Average Bench: 88.9% (141st of 921)

Based on 1,328 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 500GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSAT

Very good average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 11.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB is 46.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 163MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
428 Read 492 515
335 Write 392 413
217 Mixed 395 421
94.8% 426 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 33.8 45.2
28.6 4K Write 63 96.7
15.4 4K Mixed 31 46.9
124% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 173 366
52 DQ Write 163 281
16.2 DQ Mixed 69.1 126
79.1% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 45.8
175% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 45.6
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 115
99% 139 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 395
Mixed 413
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 38.9
149% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 121
131% 221 MB/s
310GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 400
Mixed 419
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 53.6
4K Mixed 36.6
127% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 94.4
103% 173 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 392
Mixed 413
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 36.8
122% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 106
118% 201 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 489
Write 390
Mixed 412
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 36.6
117% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 110
118% 200 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 401
Mixed 410
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 20.6
118% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.5
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 18.2
49% 96.7 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 474
Write 396
Mixed 400
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 10.5
78% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 14.1
DQ Write 29.3
DQ Mixed 9.39
11% 17.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,471,072 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 1,798 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $500

Popular 850 EVO mSATA 500GB systems:

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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