Average Bench: 110% (206th of 1058)

Based on 30,415 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 9.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 294MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB is 52.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 367MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,415 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 478 517
294 Write 422 493
280 Mixed 397 462
223 SusWrite 367 451
93.5% 416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 39.1 49.8
43.3 4K Write 91.7 128
30.2 4K Mixed 51 67.6
173% 60.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 351 388
115 DQ Write 298 362
151 DQ Mixed 294 373
229% 314 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
389GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 494 495 495 411 344 MB/s
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 458
SusWrite 455
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 69.8
234% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 373
281% 375 MB/s
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 485 489 422 339 341 MB/s
Read 518
Write 492
Mixed 457
SusWrite 425
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 67
228% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 372
280% 374 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 371 370 370 370 369 MB/s
Read 515
Write 456
Mixed 436
SusWrite 384
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 64.1
212% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 461 465 464 460 460 MB/s
Read 497
Write 293
Mixed 430
SusWrite 463
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 55.5
182% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
273% 364 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 463 460 441 385 348 MB/s
Read 496
Write 441
Mixed 430
SusWrite 426
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 55.4
182% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 418 433 378 415 350 MB/s
Read 437
Write 442
Mixed 430
SusWrite 400
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 51.8
168% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 307
234% 317 MB/s
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 344 333 323 342 340 MB/s
Read 427
Write 463
Mixed 423
SusWrite 343
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 47.4
161% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 351
257% 334 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 119,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $909

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

9 months ago.

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Fast, reliable, affordable. What else can i say? It comes with great supported software. —Feb '21


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