Average Bench: 109% (205th of 1055)

Based on 681 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 8.9% 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 303MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB is 57.6%. 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 380MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 400MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 681 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 468 517
326 Write 421 492
290 Mixed 400 462
270 SusWrite 380 454
93.9% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 4K Read 38.6 49.6
44.2 4K Write 86.1 122
30.2 4K Mixed 50.5 67.3
169% 58.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 342 389
106 DQ Write 302 361
94.8 DQ Mixed 303 372
233% 316 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 356 268 198 198 197 MB/s
Read 514
Write 491
Mixed 459
SusWrite 270
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 67.6
228% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
295GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 450 448 448 446 344 MB/s
Read 472
Write 450
Mixed 433
SusWrite 431
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 50.5
164% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 338
254% 340 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 314 319 316 319 321 MB/s
Read 460
Write 429
Mixed 388
SusWrite 321
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 46.8
152% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 359
266% 351 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 364 370 397 415 424 MB/s
Read 415
Write 389
Mixed 380
SusWrite 378
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 39.9
131% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 443 434 444 407 361 MB/s
Read 464
Write 416
Mixed 393
SusWrite 417
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 37.1
109% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 270
211% 292 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 120 119 120 120 MB/s
Read 312
Write 198
Mixed 226
SusWrite 119
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 32.4
105% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 61.6
DQ Mixed 45.5
36% 48.3 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Biostar A960D+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $155

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

6 days 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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