Average Bench: 90.2% (90th of 873)

Based on 1,147 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 500GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSAT

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 9.8% 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 34.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB is 45%. 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 188MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 171MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,147 samples)
Min Avg Max
472 Read 494 516
352 Write 394 414
215 Mixed 393 421
95% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 34.3 45.4
29.2 4K Write 64 96.9
15.8 4K Mixed 31.6 47.9
126% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 188 369
57 DQ Write 171 284
16.3 DQ Mixed 70.8 127
82.9% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 404
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 29
162% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 28.8
96% 210 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 402
Mixed 408
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 41.4
148% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 106
120% 208 MB/s
403GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 402
Mixed 419
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 42.8
128% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 127
140% 237 MB/s
20GB 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 414
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 33.1
122% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 100
111% 188 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 400
Mixed 413
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 21.7
116% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 69.2
DQ Mixed 21.7
26% 43.3 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 406
Mixed 421
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 19.5
96% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 19
45% 86.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,217,022 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 1,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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 i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $65
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $51Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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