Average Bench: 109% (167th of 1003)

Based on 143,517 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500G

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 Evo 500GB averaged 8.8% 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 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 48%. 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 342MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 406MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 143,517 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 485 517
272 Write 427 494
255 Mixed 406 467
202 SusWrite 342 440
93.2% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 4K Read 37.2 45.5
63 4K Write 100 131
29.3 4K Mixed 50.1 63.7
174% 62.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
210 DQ Read 348 390
176 DQ Write 310 363
60.8 DQ Mixed 299 371
232% 319 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 337 304 305 303 298 MB/s
Read 515
Write 493
Mixed 467
SusWrite 323
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.9
197% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 371
280% 374 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 301 217 88 87 69 MB/s
Read 513
Write 485
Mixed 464
SusWrite 174
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.3
193% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 357
269% 361 MB/s
370GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 342 377 379 380 380 MB/s
Read 374
Write 376
Mixed 361
SusWrite 365
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 53.4
178% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 220
164% 219 MB/s
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 296 298 298 299 297 MB/s
Read 495
Write 285
Mixed 267
SusWrite 297
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 38.8
160% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 235
203% 302 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,729,423 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 14,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 147% - Outstanding Total price: $553

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 Comments

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

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3 days ago.

M.2 was overkill. i stayed with cost to performance


Good

2 months ago.

it is a fast and cheap as product, absolutely love it


Good

1 month ago.

c'est celui que j'ai il est PARFAIT


Excellent

3 months ago.

Good :)


Good

3 months ago.

I bought this last Christmas (2018) for $105 brand new. Only a few months later and the price dropped over $30. I've never had any problems with the SSD, but if you have an M.2 slot on your motherboard, well the SATA SSD becomes primitive. M.2 SSD's are relatively the same price as SATA SSD's now and days.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Insane value for money.


Excellent

3 months ago.

Excellent


Excellent

2 months ago.

This was way better than the SSD that ASUS originally put in my laptop. Also, a great buy when I got it.


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


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