Average Bench: 101% (239th of 1058)

Based on 60,218 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 1.4% 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 215MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 840 Evo 500GB is 58%. 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 300MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 347MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 60,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 463 507
207 Write 386 488
242 Mixed 347 419
106 SusWrite 300 439
83.9% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 38.1 46
40.3 4K Write 83 115
29.3 4K Mixed 48.6 60.7
164% 56.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 324 385
110 DQ Write 282 361
123 DQ Mixed 215 254
185% 274 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 408 380 295 335 372 MB/s
Read 493
Write 445
Mixed 364
SusWrite 366
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 55.7
184% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 249
218% 324 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 364 395 405 411 355 MB/s
Read 483
Write 447
Mixed 388
SusWrite 392
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 51.6
175% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 254
220% 327 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 295 160 130 110 94 MB/s
Read 498
Write 480
Mixed 358
SusWrite 190
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 56.3
191% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 242
210% 312 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 283 221 206 201 219 MB/s
Read 471
Write 457
Mixed 372
SusWrite 257
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 50
167% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 247
214% 317 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 294 208 207 255 232 MB/s
Read 492
Write 437
Mixed 414
SusWrite 269
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 54
181% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 165
134% 189 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 113 75 68 62 72 MB/s
Read 499
Write 450
Mixed 378
SusWrite 138
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 54.6
178% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 132
118% 179 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 129 128 111 65 48 MB/s
Read 369
Write 349
Mixed 287
SusWrite 96.2
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 37.5
122% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 56.3
49% 69.7 MB/s
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Typical 840 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 6,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $956

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