Average Bench: 94.7% (266th of 1058)

Based on 1,708 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 5.2% 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 276MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB is 61%. 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 309MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 458 514
159 Write 378 489
206 Mixed 366 465
148 SusWrite 309 440
84.8% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 31.4 44
32.6 4K Write 78.2 121
19.7 4K Mixed 40.5 61.1
141% 50 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 337 389
112 DQ Write 289 361
97.4 DQ Mixed 276 369
217% 300 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: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 310 308 312 310 310 MB/s
Read 463
Write 433
Mixed 407
SusWrite 317
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 49.4
166% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 359
269% 359 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 295 298 298 299 299 MB/s
Read 498
Write 298
Mixed 280
SusWrite 298
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 36.2
144% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 242
206% 304 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 432 437 425 413 294 MB/s
Read 481
Write 447
Mixed 418
SusWrite 406
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 37.6
125% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 144
118% 173 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 295 295 290 297 297 MB/s
Read 452
Write 424
Mixed 418
SusWrite 309
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 31.4
100% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 182
137% 183 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 273 284 286 225 218 MB/s
Read 432
Write 402
Mixed 394
SusWrite 274
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 25.7
82% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 120
91% 124 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 266 203 203 224 217 MB/s
Read 392
Write 359
Mixed 359
SusWrite 215
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 23.1
74% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 118
89% 119 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,326,320 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 3,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $400

Popular 860 EVO mSATA 500GB systems:

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