Average Bench: 67.3% (686th of 1058)

Based on 153 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO

Above average average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO 500GB averaged 32.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 120MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO 500GB is 26.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 124MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 34.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 153 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 370 447
261 Write 356 436
274 Mixed 341 413
229 SusWrite 337 400
79.1% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 21.7 29.8
20.9 4K Write 34.3 39.2
16.4 4K Mixed 26.1 33.4
84.6% 27.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
61.2 DQ Read 124 162
58.6 DQ Write 122 163
53.5 DQ Mixed 120 160
90.8% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 427 428 427 428 307 MB/s
Read 461
Write 427
Mixed 417
SusWrite 407
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 30.8
100% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 145
111% 149 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: RVT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 319 309 308 308 310 MB/s
Read 378
Write 374
Mixed 358
SusWrite 322
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 27.9
90% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 105
78% 104 MB/s
153 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,032,193 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 1,106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock N68C-S UCC


Popular 860 EVO 500GB compatible motherboards:

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