Average Bench: 109% (213th of 1058)

Based on 21,199 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 8.7% 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 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 49.3%. 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 339MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,199 samples)
Min Avg Max
403 Read 473 507
319 Write 438 487
292 Mixed 366 402
150 SusWrite 339 477
90.8% 404 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 4K Read 39.5 47.6
49.5 4K Write 93.7 123
33.7 4K Mixed 52.6 64.7
177% 61.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 337 385
106 DQ Write 289 350
147 DQ Mixed 305 364
231% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 451 458 455 463 462 MB/s
Read 464
Write 469
Mixed 346
SusWrite 452
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 58.2
199% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 479 464 404 448 446 MB/s
Read 374
Write 482
Mixed 392
SusWrite 452
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 60.8
203% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 447 381 452 439 432 MB/s
Read 501
Write 484
Mixed 411
SusWrite 423
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 54.3
181% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 371
279% 373 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 249 66 74 80 74 MB/s
Read 458
Write 439
Mixed 372
SusWrite 158
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 63
210% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 296 197 193 186 184 MB/s
Read 435
Write 413
Mixed 332
SusWrite 242
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 35.6
118% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 381 389 391 414 379 MB/s
Read 424
Write 406
Mixed 364
SusWrite 385
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 26.7
114% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 83.8
DQ Mixed 168
130% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,929,998 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 4,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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Excellent

18 months ago.

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


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