Average Bench: 104% (196th of 1012)

Based on 81 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Samsung SSD 850

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Samsung SSD 850 500GB averaged 3.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 850 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 63.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 850 500GB is 326%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 850 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 264MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 81 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 749 4,611
72 Write 422 498
140 Mixed 387 506
52.9 SusWrite 264 464
101% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 63.8 526
4.38 4K Write 45.2 60.3
4.36 4K Mixed 28.2 40.3
157% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 DQ Read 139 310
51.2 DQ Write 224 362
18.8 DQ Mixed 111 173
104% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 311 282 304 335 302 MB/s
Read 442
Write 419
Mixed 343
SusWrite 307
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 40.1
138% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 60.8
74% 122 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 393 397 400 398 400 MB/s
Read 420
Write 398
Mixed 328
SusWrite 392
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 31.4
103% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 98.8
65% 74.5 MB/s
271GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 397 396 396 396 382 MB/s
Read 407
Write 402
Mixed 335
SusWrite 393
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 30.2
101% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 48.8
DQ Write 79.7
DQ Mixed 79
56% 69.2 MB/s
144GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 370 272 181 152 260 MB/s
Read 453
Write 410
Mixed 364
SusWrite 258
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 32.8
108% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 88.9
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 105
84% 116 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 80 80 80 80 MB/s
Read 410
Write 406
Mixed 334
SusWrite 79.9
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 36.4
121% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 98.9
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 115
95% 133 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 33 20 19 16 163 MB/s
Read 418
Write 377
Mixed 340
SusWrite 50.6
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 24.7
84% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 45.6
36% 48.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 850 500GB Builds (Compare 18,546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,251

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