Average Bench: 94.6% (168th of 959)

Based on 1,660 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 500GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSAT

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 5.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB is 59.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 351MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 376MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,660 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 468 512
321 Write 407 479
277 Mixed 376 419
167 SusWrite 351 465
90% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 33.8 46.1
27.6 4K Write 69.2 114
15.2 4K Mixed 38.5 60.1
137% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.5 DQ Read 263 384
56.5 DQ Write 232 350
16.5 DQ Mixed 194 364
160% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 401 479 489 487 488 MB/s
Read 502
Write 490
Mixed 401
SusWrite 467
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.6
227% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 366
275% 368 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 96 86 92 89 87 MB/s
Read 479
Write 469
Mixed 398
SusWrite 109
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59
200% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 303
244% 344 MB/s
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 265 259 330 319 299 MB/s
Read 340
Write 359
Mixed 316
SusWrite 301
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 37.8
129% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 288
232% 328 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 272 243 200 181 134 MB/s
Read 443
Write 337
Mixed 336
SusWrite 214
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 32.9
101% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 289
213% 279 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 2,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $500

Popular 850 EVO mSATA 500GB systems:

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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