Average Bench: 94.6% (57th of 848)

Based on 110,827 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO, Samsun SSD 850 EVO 250G, Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250G, Samsung SSD 850

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 Evo 250GB averaged just 5.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 110,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
463 Read 498 517
305 Write 391 417
250 Mixed 395 422
95.2% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 4K Read 38.3 47.8
38.1 4K Write 77.9 110
16.5 4K Mixed 32.6 48.3
141% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30 DQ Read 187 378
56.7 DQ Write 186 285
16.9 DQ Mixed 65.3 118
82.3% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 410
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 42.7
168% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 103
134% 243 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 413
Mixed 419
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 43.4
158% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 118
143% 253 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 410
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 37
166% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 27
61% 130 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 417
Mixed 423
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 25.6
144% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 44
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 25.1
30% 51.9 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 417
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 21.6
113% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 105
95% 137 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 404
Mixed 414
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 23.5
122% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 41.1
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 23.4
29% 49.1 MB/s
195GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 400
Write 310
Mixed 274
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 19.3
108% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 22.2
27% 45.7 MB/s
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Typical 850 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 12,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $994

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $238Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
Intel Pentium G4560 $60Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $219Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $179
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $114SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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