Average Bench: 108% (149th of 980)

Based on 71,700 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged 8.2% 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 300MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 54.1%. 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 349MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,700 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 480 516
272 Write 421 492
250 Mixed 399 465
220 SusWrite 349 439
92.7% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 4K Read 36.8 45.8
49.7 4K Write 99.9 134
27.2 4K Mixed 49.2 64.3
172% 62 MB/s
Min Avg Max
176 DQ Read 347 389
114 DQ Write 308 362
58.7 DQ Mixed 300 370
232% 318 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
320GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 477 483 482 411 290 MB/s
Read 498
Write 489
Mixed 460
SusWrite 437
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.3
201% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 307 307 308 308 309 MB/s
Read 517
Write 494
Mixed 466
SusWrite 332
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.8
204% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 264
208% 282 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 295 304 302 307 307 MB/s
Read 506
Write 484
Mixed 459
SusWrite 304
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 53.8
180% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 214
198% 306 MB/s
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 277 308 311 311 308 MB/s
Read 477
Write 480
Mixed 465
SusWrite 322
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 52.3
177% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 348
262% 352 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 454 453 458 459 281 MB/s
Read 480
Write 454
Mixed 441
SusWrite 416
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 39.2
127% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 370
279% 374 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 287 285 288 289 287 MB/s
Read 492
Write 289
Mixed 268
SusWrite 287
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 36.7
154% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 236
203% 301 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 406 430 429 407 287 MB/s
Read 445
Write 430
Mixed 387
SusWrite 388
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 33.7
109% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 271
206% 277 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 311 327 335 336 336 MB/s
Read 452
Write 337
Mixed 264
SusWrite 314
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 30.9
109% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 214
156% 204 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 17,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,223

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 Comments

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

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1 month ago.

Way cheaper and pretty much same performance,


Excellent

11 days ago.

c'est celui que j'ai il est PARFAIT


Excellent

1 month ago.

I buy one and its a very good option for hight performances... windows starts so fast


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