Average Bench: 116% (150th of 1011)

Based on 33 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 830 Series 500GB averaged 16.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 830 Series 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 830 Series 500GB is 39.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 830 Series 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 351MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 272MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 33 samples)
Min Avg Max
456 Read 505 520
436 Write 482 502
402 Mixed 495 513
272 SusWrite 351 431
103% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 40.1 48.5
40.6 4K Write 102 137
22 4K Mixed 49.4 63.7
178% 63.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 DQ Read 272 387
78.7 DQ Write 272 350
21.7 DQ Mixed 115 359
130% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,524,604 SSDs tested.

Typical 830 Series 500GB Builds (Compare 18,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $935

Popular 830 Series 500GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]


Group Test Results

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


1011 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $199
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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