Average Bench: 108% (133rd of 956)

Based on 15,237 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged 7.6% higher 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 55.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 345MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 476 516
283 Write 421 492
256 Mixed 399 465
204 SusWrite 345 435
92.2% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 36.5 45.1
51.5 4K Write 98.9 134
29 4K Mixed 49.2 63.3
171% 61.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
132 DQ Read 346 388
114 DQ Write 306 359
64.4 DQ Mixed 302 368
233% 318 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 481 485 494 339 282 MB/s
Read 518
Write 484
Mixed 457
SusWrite 426
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 62.8
220% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 481 473 463 413 283 MB/s
Read 478
Write 459
Mixed 436
SusWrite 433
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 64
220% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 452 455 468 405 296 MB/s
Read 481
Write 464
Mixed 439
SusWrite 414
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 44.4
156% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 298 298 298 295 298 MB/s
Read 504
Write 298
Mixed 282
SusWrite 297
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 41.7
170% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 240
206% 306 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 418 385 406 287 293 MB/s
Read 496
Write 470
Mixed 451
SusWrite 365
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 39.5
150% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
269% 358 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 464 473 440 380 294 MB/s
Read 466
Write 444
Mixed 430
SusWrite 418
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 36.2
138% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 10,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
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Desktop
Desktop 100%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,532

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