Average Bench: 96.6% (67th of 862)

Based on 5,073 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged just 3.4% 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 38.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 45.6%. 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,073 samples)
Min Avg Max
489 Read 505 518
371 Write 394 415
386 Mixed 405 422
96.6% 435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 4K Read 38.9 47.6
38.2 4K Write 79.7 108
16 4K Mixed 34.2 50.8
145% 50.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30 DQ Read 190 375
59.5 DQ Write 194 285
16.4 DQ Mixed 68.4 129
85.5% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
364GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 400
Mixed 412
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 52.3
191% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 129
152% 265 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 401
Mixed 411
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 51.5
192% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 128
149% 260 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 400
Mixed 412
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 47.1
173% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 119
143% 251 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 400
Mixed 411
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 42.7
152% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 118
120% 199 MB/s
209GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 398
Mixed 417
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 28.7
162% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 48.5
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 29.5
63% 120 MB/s
327GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 404
Mixed 416
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 22.3
140% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 117
100% 139 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 386
Mixed 405
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 33.6
135% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39.7
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 24
52% 100 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 395
Mixed 406
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 24.8
97% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 95
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 41.5
44% 71.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,442,253 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 4,430 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 $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $148
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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