Average Bench: 96.3% (66th of 873)

Based on 5,829 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged just 3.6% 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 38.2MB/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 44.7%. 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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 198MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 193MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,829 samples)
Min Avg Max
484 Read 502 517
371 Write 395 414
392 Mixed 408 421
96.7% 435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 38.2 47.2
38.6 4K Write 78.4 108
17.2 4K Mixed 34.4 51.1
143% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 198 380
58.4 DQ Write 193 287
16.7 DQ Mixed 74.1 129
89.1% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
328GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 407
Mixed 413
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 45.4
179% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 68.4
108% 207 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 404
Mixed 413
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 38.1
166% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 120
140% 244 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 405
Mixed 418
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 45.1
166% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 126
137% 230 MB/s
382GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 412
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 47.1
162% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 107
122% 209 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 399
Mixed 411
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 42.7
140% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 129
140% 236 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 380
Mixed 401
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 35.3
130% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 117
136% 236 MB/s
381GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 24.5
136% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 76.3
97% 174 MB/s
393GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 413
Mixed 422
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 20.4
115% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 20
43% 82.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,216,007 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 5,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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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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