Average Bench: 112% (124th of 956)

Based on 8,911 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 12.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 322MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 54.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 471 507
336 Write 437 491
307 Mixed 364 403
155 SusWrite 349 481
91% 405 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 40.1 48.2
57.1 4K Write 100 135
33.5 4K Mixed 54.2 67.1
183% 64.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
246 DQ Read 354 386
140 DQ Write 315 350
140 DQ Mixed 322 363
245% 330 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 438 457 454 446 444 MB/s
Read 465
Write 454
Mixed 352
SusWrite 447
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 66.4
224% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 362
259% 333 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 469 472 462 462 463 MB/s
Read 484
Write 452
Mixed 381
SusWrite 468
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 55.4
210% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 365
274% 366 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 442 467 475 471 473 MB/s
Read 486
Write 473
Mixed 373
SusWrite 462
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.1
192% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 365 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 466 458 465 404 411 MB/s
Read 500
Write 478
Mixed 390
SusWrite 445
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.9
192% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 300
225% 299 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 400 410 418 452 356 MB/s
Read 462
Write 452
Mixed 370
SusWrite 405
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.3
193% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 344
259% 347 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,956,775 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 7,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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