Average Bench: 102% (230th of 1058)

Based on 26,736 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB averaged 2.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 270MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB is 53.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 321MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,736 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 480 517
208 Write 389 489
223 Mixed 365 464
156 SusWrite 321 436
87.2% 389 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 35 46.2
45 4K Write 92.7 123
24.9 4K Mixed 45.9 63.6
161% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
210 DQ Read 331 388
133 DQ Write 286 348
145 DQ Mixed 270 362
213% 296 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 308 311 310 310 310 MB/s
Read 480
Write 484
Mixed 428
SusWrite 306
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 59.8
204% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 357 356 362 357 361 MB/s
Read 513
Write 472
Mixed 428
SusWrite 362
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 56.1
189% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
245GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 450 485 488 482 293 MB/s
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 439
SusWrite 422
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 54.4
166% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 241 236 234 233 229 MB/s
Read 513
Write 445
Mixed 436
SusWrite 247
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 53.5
178% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 285 291 296 329 317 MB/s
Read 361
Write 365
Mixed 370
SusWrite 306
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 30.8
117% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 230
200% 298 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,724 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 81,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

Popular 860 EVO M.2 500GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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