Average Bench: 108% (213th of 1058)

Based on 23,516 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 8.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 310MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 53.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 329MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,516 samples)
Min Avg Max
383 Read 469 507
316 Write 432 488
294 Mixed 364 407
140 SusWrite 329 477
89.5% 398 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 4K Read 39.2 47.4
45 4K Write 93.7 127
30 4K Mixed 52.6 65
176% 61.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 343 385
111 DQ Write 295 350
154 DQ Mixed 310 364
235% 316 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 473 481 481 469 432 MB/s
Read 502
Write 472
Mixed 406
SusWrite 469
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 56.1
184% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 291
219% 292 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 453 456 455 454 453 MB/s
Read 494
Write 84.2
Mixed 350
SusWrite 430
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 57.5
189% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 304
228% 303 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 444 403 168 143 141 MB/s
Read 489
Write 442
Mixed 377
SusWrite 291
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 49.8
166% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 344
261% 351 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 341 167 133 108 94 MB/s
Read 500
Write 262
Mixed 370
SusWrite 212
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 56
184% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 296
222% 295 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 81 77 77 77 80 MB/s
Read 503
Write 345
Mixed 392
SusWrite 145
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 55.2
183% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 312 285 282 290 280 MB/s
Read 465
Write 454
Mixed 370
SusWrite 301
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 45.3
146% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 352
262% 347 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 298 308 276 273 291 MB/s
Read 433
Write 379
Mixed 285
SusWrite 297
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 48.7
151% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 334
249% 331 MB/s
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 235 287 333 309 314 MB/s
Read 409
Write 379
Mixed 340
SusWrite 289
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 20.7
4K Mixed 15.9
62% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 87.3
DQ Write 63.5
DQ Mixed 68.7
53% 73.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,500,531 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 5,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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Excellent

21 months ago.

Fast as hell SSD - have it in my laptop, no trouble works well and very fast :D


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