Average Bench: 95.7% (276th of 1072)

Based on 1,650 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 500GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB averaged just 4.2% 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 283MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB is 59.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 311MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 370MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,650 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 458 515
177 Write 385 489
210 Mixed 370 465
152 SusWrite 311 438
85.6% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 31.7 44.5
35.5 4K Write 79.3 123
19.7 4K Mixed 41.3 62
143% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
175 DQ Read 343 388
111 DQ Write 292 361
116 DQ Mixed 283 369
221% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
249GB free
Firmware: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 477 476 471 418 286 MB/s
Read 502
Write 475
Mixed 457
SusWrite 433
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 43.9
144% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 335
253% 339 MB/s
284GB free
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 443 446 444 426 287 MB/s
Read 476
Write 432
Mixed 412
SusWrite 410
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 44
144% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
249GB free
Firmware: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 476 477 429 284 284 MB/s
Read 502
Write 472
Mixed 457
SusWrite 403
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 43.5
142% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 336
253% 339 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 314 310 312 311 310 MB/s
Read 444
Write 428
Mixed 416
SusWrite 326
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 41.4
137% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 342
259% 347 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 315 315 319 319 316 MB/s
Read 435
Write 421
Mixed 412
SusWrite 316
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 42.1
140% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 238
208% 311 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 272 271 262 263 265 MB/s
Read 393
Write 380
Mixed 377
SusWrite 293
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 44
143% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 338
255% 342 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,518 SSDs tested

Typical 860 EVO mSATA 500GB Builds (Compare 2,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $400

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