Average Bench: 110% (206th of 1058)

Based on 18,531 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 9.6% 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 298MB/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 55.7%. 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 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,531 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 476 517
306 Write 426 493
274 Mixed 397 462
245 SusWrite 370 453
93.8% 417 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 38.9 50
43.2 4K Write 90.6 127
28.5 4K Mixed 50.7 67.9
172% 60.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
195 DQ Read 349 389
104 DQ Write 299 362
130 DQ Mixed 298 373
230% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 481 481 481 344 330 MB/s
Read 517
Write 482
Mixed 463
SusWrite 433
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 68.9
233% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 347
261% 349 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 486 484 485 432 349 MB/s
Read 514
Write 483
Mixed 440
SusWrite 454
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 65.8
224% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 341
257% 345 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 464 483 486 353 355 MB/s
Read 502
Write 477
Mixed 449
SusWrite 431
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 67.7
230% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 342
257% 344 MB/s
434GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 498 498 498 403 350 MB/s
Read 516
Write 496
Mixed 455
SusWrite 457
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 68.7
208% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 374
281% 375 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 483 484 485 446 355 MB/s
Read 509
Write 483
Mixed 461
SusWrite 455
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 60.9
206% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 374
281% 375 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 422 426 478 487 347 MB/s
Read 492
Write 458
Mixed 448
SusWrite 431
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 54.9
180% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 374
281% 374 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 356 342 357 348 347 MB/s
Read 506
Write 479
Mixed 449
SusWrite 350
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 49.8
170% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 311
243% 335 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 451 456 450 369 331 MB/s
Read 464
Write 446
Mixed 424
SusWrite 413
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 41.8
137% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 433 433 400 368 369 MB/s
Read 466
Write 436
Mixed 412
SusWrite 405
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 34.6
112% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 347
266% 361 MB/s
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Gaming 99%
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Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,082

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 Comments

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

Added n/a ago.

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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