Average Bench: 109% (165th of 1003)

Based on 12,734 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 9.1% 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 323MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB is 53.6%. 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 333MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 362MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 468 507
323 Write 435 490
300 Mixed 362 401
151 SusWrite 333 479
89.8% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 38.9 47.7
51.8 4K Write 96.3 131
30.9 4K Mixed 52.7 66
178% 62.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
235 DQ Read 351 385
153 DQ Write 312 349
158 DQ Mixed 323 363
244% 329 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
297GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 433 442 423 366 403 MB/s
Read 504
Write 474
Mixed 409
SusWrite 425
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 62.6
204% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 316
251% 349 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 474 479 486 483 485 MB/s
Read 498
Write 482
Mixed 418
SusWrite 480
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.5
189% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 147
117% 168 MB/s
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 401 395 421 397 401 MB/s
Read 454
Write 439
Mixed 342
SusWrite 409
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 55.2
181% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 356
258% 334 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 374 446 464 435 398 MB/s
Read 494
Write 469
Mixed 388
SusWrite 411
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 53
176% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 296
222% 295 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 292 234 209 184 183 MB/s
Read 495
Write 462
Mixed 358
SusWrite 253
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 60.3
201% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 303
228% 303 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,976,998 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 9,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $639SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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