Average Bench: 109% (213th of 1058)

Based on 4,210 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 8.8% 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 295MB/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 59%. 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 375MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 469 517
305 Write 420 492
281 Mixed 397 462
242 SusWrite 375 452
93.4% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 38.6 49.3
41.5 4K Write 88 122
27.8 4K Mixed 50.7 67.3
170% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
142 DQ Read 338 389
104 DQ Write 296 362
85.4 DQ Mixed 295 372
227% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 481 473 428 356 358 MB/s
Read 512
Write 476
Mixed 453
SusWrite 429
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 63.8
213% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 345
260% 347 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 452 453 454 420 340 MB/s
Read 505
Write 449
Mixed 442
SusWrite 428
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 60.8
200% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 199
150% 201 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 353 352 358 354 353 MB/s
Read 509
Write 372
Mixed 336
SusWrite 355
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 45.2
172% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 269
225% 327 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 320 318 315 318 346 MB/s
Read 488
Write 347
Mixed 326
SusWrite 324
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.2
162% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 254
215% 313 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 434 463 477 478 345 MB/s
Read 448
Write 414
Mixed 399
SusWrite 417
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 41.3
138% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 473 478 477 369 344 MB/s
Read 498
Write 459
Mixed 376
SusWrite 430
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 35.3
126% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 332
249% 334 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 32,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $637

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

2 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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