Average Bench: 94.6% (201st of 991)

Based on 388 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 5.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 250MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB is 61.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 383MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 388 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 460 517
263 Write 396 480
249 Mixed 383 453
265 SusWrite 346 426
89.1% 396 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 30.4 42.8
29.2 4K Write 75.6 116
14.3 4K Mixed 38.5 58.1
135% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 309 388
75.4 DQ Write 279 349
20 DQ Mixed 250 363
200% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 475 387 277 283 285 MB/s
Read 509
Write 468
Mixed 420
SusWrite 363
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 51.7
173% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 297
224% 301 MB/s
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 335 353 428 451 344 MB/s
Read 440
Write 425
Mixed 411
SusWrite 374
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 51.2
154% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 320
236% 311 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 417 438 437 439 307 MB/s
Read 440
Write 436
Mixed 421
SusWrite 413
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 39.7
135% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 445 430 420 418 319 MB/s
Read 430
Write 410
Mixed 400
SusWrite 410
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 38
138% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
267% 357 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 382 465 356 294 294 MB/s
Read 489
Write 464
Mixed 446
SusWrite 372
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 38.9
124% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 363
274% 367 MB/s
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 376 378 352 357 349 MB/s
Read 378
Write 340
Mixed 329
SusWrite 364
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 34.5
114% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 362
246% 300 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 383 407 386 319 321 MB/s
Read 439
Write 414
Mixed 408
SusWrite 359
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 29.2
94% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 128
93% 123 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,090,546 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 2,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $500

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