Average Bench: 108% (139th of 964)

Based on 35,902 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged 8.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 52.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 351MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 400MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
380 Read 480 516
283 Write 421 492
261 Mixed 400 465
217 SusWrite 351 438
92.8% 413 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 36.2 45.1
47.3 4K Write 99.1 129
26.7 4K Mixed 48.8 63.1
170% 61.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
203 DQ Read 352 390
118 DQ Write 311 362
103 DQ Mixed 305 370
236% 323 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 312 310 303 303 300 MB/s
Read 497
Write 462
Mixed 443
SusWrite 314
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 46.7
155% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 358
272% 366 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 420 412 418 423 291 MB/s
Read 438
Write 421
Mixed 410
SusWrite 394
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 44.7
142% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 348
262% 349 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 295 295 297 299 299 MB/s
Read 494
Write 309
Mixed 305
SusWrite 297
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.5
145% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 241
207% 306 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 399 412 422 388 293 MB/s
Read 471
Write 420
Mixed 413
SusWrite 381
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 43.4
144% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 10
45% 108 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 184 179 184 184 185 MB/s
Read 401
Write 348
Mixed 358
SusWrite 176
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 49
159% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 263
196% 262 MB/s
346GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 263 254 273 221 252 MB/s
Read 379
Write 380
Mixed 349
SusWrite 256
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 40.6
135% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 304
228% 304 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 413 418 421 292 284 MB/s
Read 404
Write 404
Mixed 352
SusWrite 371
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 28.4
91% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 357
256% 329 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 15,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,571

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Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND

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Way cheaper and pretty much same performance,


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