Average Bench: 105% (234th of 1071)

Based on 29,326 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 EVO 500GB averaged 4.8% 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 EVO 500GB is 56.5%. 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 356MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 385MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 460 514
263 Write 410 488
260 Mixed 385 460
200 SusWrite 356 449
90.5% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 36.6 48.7
45.8 4K Write 84.7 120
26.4 4K Mixed 47.8 65.9
162% 56.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 347 388
131 DQ Write 299 362
154 DQ Mixed 294 373
228% 313 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 367 366 360 359 352 MB/s
Read 496
Write 469
Mixed 428
SusWrite 364
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 58.3
175% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 344
266% 364 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 420 401 423 438 347 MB/s
Read 473
Write 400
Mixed 390
SusWrite 409
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 52
172% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 331
249% 333 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 360 357 359 343 323 MB/s
Read 490
Write 375
Mixed 319
SusWrite 349
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 38.3
134% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 265
224% 326 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 431 436 473 346 335 MB/s
Read 384
Write 396
Mixed 344
SusWrite 403
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 41
126% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 211 207 205 203 201 MB/s
Read 482
Write 256
Mixed 238
SusWrite 213
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 32.4
119% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 158
129% 183 MB/s
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Typical 870 EVO 500GB Builds (Compare 16,807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $357

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 Comments

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

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Excellent

3 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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