Average Bench: 88.7% (187th of 955)

Based on 1,500 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 11.3% 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 33.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 87.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB is 47.3%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 172MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,500 samples)
Min Avg Max
398 Read 489 516
324 Write 393 419
286 Mixed 396 421
209 SusWrite 340 452
90.7% 404 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 33.3 45.5
27.7 4K Write 62.3 96.7
14.5 4K Mixed 31.3 47.8
124% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.6 DQ Read 181 380
49.7 DQ Write 172 340
15 DQ Mixed 87.5 350
90.2% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 436 422 435 435 437 MB/s
Read 477
Write 450
Mixed 334
SusWrite 432
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 49.7
159% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 393 427 410 425 428 MB/s
Read 445
Write 432
Mixed 371
SusWrite 420
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 47.9
159% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 387 229 201 202 198 MB/s
Read 444
Write 411
Mixed 334
SusWrite 273
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 49.9
163% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 362 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 368 304 293 268 253 MB/s
Read 462
Write 406
Mixed 340
SusWrite 317
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 41.3
132% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
273% 364 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 372 342 330 320 329 MB/s
Read 442
Write 431
Mixed 363
SusWrite 339
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 39.9
141% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 155
125% 181 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 309 322 289 302 323 MB/s
Read 404
Write 8.5
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 309
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
41% 9.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,537,239 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 5,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $368

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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