Average Bench: 84.5% (399th of 1058)

Based on 12 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
Poor: 69%Average: 84.5% Great: 101%

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Very good average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO 500GB averaged just 15.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12 samples)
Min Avg Max
475 Read 503 526
217 Write 343 404
180 Mixed 353 420
401 SusWrite 401 401
89.6% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 28.7 35.7
5.8 4K Write 67.9 111
11.2 4K Mixed 26.4 43
113% 41 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 241 361
70.2 DQ Write 191 269
11.2 DQ Mixed 44.4 71.9
79.9% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,168,992 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 9,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,187

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-10700K $277Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $94SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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