Average Bench: 90.6% (99th of 885)

Based on 134 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged just 9.3% 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 33.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 45.4%. 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 170MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 134 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 509 530
239 Write 381 417
297 Mixed 398 431
95.4% 429 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 33.1 43.3
42.3 4K Write 73.6 105
15.7 4K Mixed 30.9 48
129% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.3 DQ Read 189 368
46.5 DQ Write 170 278
15.4 DQ Mixed 66.6 114
80.9% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
573GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 406
Mixed 429
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 46.3
163% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 114
130% 225 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 396
Mixed 427
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 39.7
164% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 106
135% 243 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 396
Mixed 417
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 42.4
155% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 108
131% 231 MB/s
426GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 405
Mixed 426
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 42.6
157% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 113
122% 208 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 387
Mixed 409
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 33.3
140% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 22.2
87% 196 MB/s
379GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 403
Mixed 426
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 25.2
132% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 15.5
54% 111 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 108
Mixed 192
59% 273 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 14.8
65% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 95
DQ Write 91.8
DQ Mixed 37.3
43% 74.7 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 2,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,459

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