Average Bench: 89.3% (140th of 921)

Based on 2,512 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Very good average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged just 10.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 183MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,512 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 505 529
240 Write 371 417
285 Mixed 393 431
93.9% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 33.3 43.2
35.9 4K Write 74.4 101
13.7 4K Mixed 29.2 46
127% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 DQ Read 183 375
59.5 DQ Write 181 282
13.4 DQ Mixed 57.8 115
77.6% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
437GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 409
Mixed 429
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 44.2
150% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 110
131% 232 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 531
Write 417
Mixed 432
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 40.9
149% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 83.5
93% 161 MB/s
130GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 416
Mixed 427
101% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 38.6
146% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 78.8
85% 143 MB/s
348GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 410
Mixed 427
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 39.1
130% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 113
128% 221 MB/s
371GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 529
Write 415
Mixed 423
101% 456 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 34.6
146% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 22.5
44% 82.1 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 416
Mixed 428
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 25.3
118% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 51.3
47% 68.4 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 5,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,664

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