Average Bench: 66.2% (706th of 1058)

Based on 1 user benchmark.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO

Above average average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 33.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.3MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 152MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 36.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1 sample)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 337 337
337 Write 337 337
319 Mixed 319 319
307 SusWrite 307 307
73.2% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 20.8 20.8
36.8 4K Write 36.8 36.8
28.3 4K Mixed 28.3 28.3
87.2% 28.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
152 DQ Read 152 152
138 DQ Write 138 138
147 DQ Mixed 147 147
110% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,036,699 SSDs tested.

Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 75 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus STRIKER II NSE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,179

Popular 870 EVO 500GB compatible motherboards:

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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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