Average Bench: 110% (204th of 1058)

Based on 11,077 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 10.2% 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 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB is 59.9%. 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 370MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 477 518
290 Write 422 492
281 Mixed 399 462
230 SusWrite 370 453
93.8% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 39.4 50.2
47.1 4K Write 91.2 125
30.3 4K Mixed 51.6 68.1
174% 60.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 345 389
136 DQ Write 299 362
135 DQ Mixed 299 373
231% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 492 494 495 456 340 MB/s
Read 512
Write 485
Mixed 460
SusWrite 444
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 66
222% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 372
279% 373 MB/s
395GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 483 486 488 406 344 MB/s
Read 515
Write 488
Mixed 458
SusWrite 448
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 58
190% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 337 327 331 336 340 MB/s
Read 391
Write 376
Mixed 369
SusWrite 337
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 53.3
167% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 354 367 356 363 359 MB/s
Read 457
Write 377
Mixed 299
SusWrite 352
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 44.1
155% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 266
226% 330 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 349 352 350 353 347 MB/s
Read 469
Write 372
Mixed 326
SusWrite 352
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 35
126% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 262
220% 321 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 347 353 348 343 353 MB/s
Read 466
Write 348
Mixed 308
SusWrite 347
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 34.4
117% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 269
222% 319 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 97,068 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 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,001

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

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


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