Average Bench: 89.1% (147th of 929)

Based on 6,558 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Very good average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged just 10.8% 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 32.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 48.7%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,558 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 511 530
236 Write 371 419
293 Mixed 394 432
94.5% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 32.8 42.5
35.4 4K Write 74 99.2
14.5 4K Mixed 29 46
126% 45.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 DQ Read 178 368
62.8 DQ Write 183 282
14.5 DQ Mixed 59.8 115
78.2% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
283GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 528
Write 411
Mixed 430
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 48.2
181% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 112
137% 243 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 399
Mixed 424
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 41.5
138% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 114
125% 212 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 531
Write 419
Mixed 431
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 27.4
154% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 105
73% 88.8 MB/s
441GB 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 430
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 26.8
131% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 42.8
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 99.5
96% 142 MB/s
347GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 404
Mixed 425
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 13.9
98% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 11.5
84% 196 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 406
Mixed 423
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 23
127% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 22.5
27% 45.8 MB/s
336GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 394
Mixed 414
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 21.8
114% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 64.1
56% 79.5 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 7,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,577

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