Average Bench: 96% (64th of 859)

Based on 4,263 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged just 3.9% lower 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 Random Read Speed 38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 44.9%. 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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 203MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 189MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,263 samples)
Min Avg Max
488 Read 504 517
361 Write 393 414
385 Mixed 406 421
96.6% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 38 48
38 4K Write 76.6 109
16.7 4K Mixed 34.4 51
142% 49.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 203 380
65.4 DQ Write 189 285
17.2 DQ Mixed 74.2 129
89.2% 156 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 404
Mixed 420
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 45.6
179% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 28.5
99% 218 MB/s
435GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 46.2
164% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 19
98% 224 MB/s
340GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 407
Mixed 419
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 50.5
177% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 118
104% 147 MB/s
330GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 400
Mixed 411
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 49.5
186% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 41.9
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 28.7
36% 61.8 MB/s
428GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 407
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 18.8
92% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 18.3
54% 118 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,865,483 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 5,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $263Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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