Average Bench: 108% (134th of 959)

Based on 25,363 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 304MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 Evo 500GB is 54.7%. 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 347MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 478 516
271 Write 421 493
252 Mixed 401 466
217 SusWrite 347 436
92.5% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 36.4 45.1
50.2 4K Write 99 132
29.9 4K Mixed 49.3 63.2
171% 61.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
175 DQ Read 351 389
134 DQ Write 311 362
97.4 DQ Mixed 304 370
235% 322 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
264GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 452 463 472 423 278 MB/s
Read 514
Write 479
Mixed 455
SusWrite 424
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 59.7
202% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 361
273% 366 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 464 468 322 271 282 MB/s
Read 502
Write 460
Mixed 445
SusWrite 372
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 59.7
204% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
455GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 474 479 479 416 290 MB/s
Read 502
Write 475
Mixed 450
SusWrite 436
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 54.2
184% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 361
266% 348 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 473 471 459 290 293 MB/s
Read 508
Write 487
Mixed 471
SusWrite 407
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 51.7
171% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 255
188% 249 MB/s
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 285 295 296 290 295 MB/s
Read 484
Write 243
Mixed 261
SusWrite 290
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 37.6
157% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 242
204% 298 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 410 417 423 426 312 MB/s
Read 475
Write 424
Mixed 400
SusWrite 394
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 42.1
138% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 250
188% 253 MB/s
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 301 314 258 328 410 MB/s
Read 457
Write 426
Mixed 431
SusWrite 311
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 47.4
154% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 58.9
DQ Mixed 77
80% 139 MB/s
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Typical 860 Evo 500GB Builds (Compare 14,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 124%
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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 - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,541

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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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