Average Bench: 90.9% (304th of 1058)

Based on 63 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSAT

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO mSAT 500GB averaged just 9.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO mSAT 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.2MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO mSAT 500GB is 62.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO mSAT 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 316MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 63 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 441 519
192 Write 378 484
201 Mixed 365 456
140 SusWrite 316 431
84.2% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 30.8 46.3
33 4K Write 82.5 151
16.2 4K Mixed 39.2 66.4
141% 50.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 DQ Read 215 385
80.4 DQ Write 259 352
1 DQ Mixed 159 362
142% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free
Firmware: RVT4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 451 460 455 441 283 MB/s
Read 450
Write 444
Mixed 428
SusWrite 422
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.5
158% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 280 301 306 306 304 MB/s
Read 430
Write 354
Mixed 386
SusWrite 259
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 40.2
128% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 207
189% 291 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 292 297 276 275 275 MB/s
Read 416
Write 371
Mixed 389
SusWrite 283
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 25.7
86% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 203
184% 281 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,561,650 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO mSAT 500GB Builds (Compare 39 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z1 G2 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $256

Popular 860 EVO mSAT 500GB systems:

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Intel Core i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i5-11400F $196Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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