Average Bench: 110% (208th of 1058)

Based on 7,606 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 9.8% 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 304MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB is 56.3%. 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 374MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,606 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 478 517
314 Write 426 493
294 Mixed 402 463
256 SusWrite 374 451
94.5% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 38.5 49.7
46 4K Write 89.9 124
30.4 4K Mixed 50.7 67.5
171% 59.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
212 DQ Read 350 389
136 DQ Write 307 362
149 DQ Mixed 304 372
234% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 471 456 340 334 348 MB/s
Read 509
Write 467
Mixed 438
SusWrite 384
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 57.4
192% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 427 370 369 371 370 MB/s
Read 452
Write 439
Mixed 426
SusWrite 390
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58
197% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 352 352 356 355 355 MB/s
Read 515
Write 353
Mixed 300
SusWrite 354
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 46.9
181% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 265
226% 331 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 466 482 480 392 380 MB/s
Read 510
Write 479
Mixed 428
SusWrite 440
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 50.3
162% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 282 335 294 298 338 MB/s
Read 434
Write 413
Mixed 377
SusWrite 321
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 53.1
163% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 353
266% 357 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 360 342 344 343 345 MB/s
Read 462
Write 433
Mixed 416
SusWrite 352
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 35.8
113% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 272
201% 267 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 89,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,108

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 Comments

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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

5 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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