Average Bench: 113% (167th of 1011)

Based on 11,821 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 12.7% 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 317MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 54.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 47.7%. 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 360MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 369MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,821 samples)
Min Avg Max
413 Read 474 507
367 Write 446 489
316 Mixed 369 406
167 SusWrite 360 480
92.8% 413 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 40.4 48.3
56.8 4K Write 99 132
34.5 4K Mixed 54.8 67
184% 64.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 341 385
184 DQ Write 308 352
159 DQ Mixed 317 363
240% 322 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
242GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 480 475 485 486 481 MB/s
Read 504
Write 491
Mixed 374
SusWrite 481
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 64.4
216% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 467 468 472 453 457 MB/s
Read 500
Write 483
Mixed 393
SusWrite 450
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.3
214% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 471 474 481 480 479 MB/s
Read 496
Write 479
Mixed 384
SusWrite 476
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 54.8
183% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
239GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 459 394 356 287 287 MB/s
Read 486
Write 472
Mixed 369
SusWrite 374
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 56.7
187% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,428 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 9,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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