Average Bench: 104% (230th of 1058)

Based on 64,550 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 840 EVO, Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 840 Evo 500GB averaged 3.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 840 Evo 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 219MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 500GB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 840 Evo 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 295MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 345MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,550 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 467 507
212 Write 379 487
256 Mixed 345 418
106 SusWrite 295 443
83.3% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 4K Read 39.4 46.3
47.1 4K Write 87 115
31.1 4K Mixed 50 60.4
170% 58.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 340 385
146 DQ Write 289 362
134 DQ Mixed 219 254
190% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 449 434 447 454 474 MB/s
Read 470
Write 42
Mixed 135
SusWrite 443
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.2
173% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 247
209% 306 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 429 419 421 418 421 MB/s
Read 477
Write 444
Mixed 408
SusWrite 426
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 51.1
168% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 170
137% 193 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 361 403 401 414 405 MB/s
Read 422
Write 429
Mixed 352
SusWrite 402
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 40
138% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 239
211% 317 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 61 45 44 51 41 MB/s
Read 471
Write 453
Mixed 356
SusWrite 116
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 52.3
178% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 240
214% 321 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 321 108 75 67 71 MB/s
Read 492
Write 449
Mixed 376
SusWrite 168
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 45.4
156% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 251
215% 317 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 82 19 37 36 27 MB/s
Read 408
Write 435
Mixed 362
SusWrite 99.1
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 44.4
151% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 246
218% 327 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 8,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $938

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