Average Bench: 99.6% (145th of 955)

Based on 9,984 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged just 0.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 38.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 385MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,984 samples)
Min Avg Max
427 Read 486 515
352 Write 416 483
330 Mixed 385 420
139 SusWrite 254 326
86.3% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 4K Read 38.3 47.5
50.1 4K Write 86.9 126
18.7 4K Mixed 42.8 63.8
159% 56 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.6 DQ Read 271 385
71.9 DQ Write 248 347
19.4 DQ Mixed 194 361
164% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 321 321 322 320 321 MB/s
Read 508
Write 494
Mixed 408
SusWrite 332
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.8
213% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 148 124 97 85 75 MB/s
Read 508
Write 481
Mixed 405
SusWrite 147
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 66.7
234% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 83 85 79 83 81 MB/s
Read 504
Write 457
Mixed 375
SusWrite 120
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.8
217% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 355
268% 360 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 280 279 275 278 274 MB/s
Read 491
Write 469
Mixed 389
SusWrite 293
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 56.5
190% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 300
225% 301 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 129 129 128 126 125 MB/s
Read 500
Write 475
Mixed 383
SusWrite 159
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.8
200% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 350
264% 353 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 216 205 190 169 152 MB/s
Read 437
Write 430
Mixed 363
SusWrite 216
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.5
194% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 314 309 276 169 167 MB/s
Read 454
Write 440
Mixed 366
SusWrite 274
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 40.5
156% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
268% 359 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 180 179 177 179 178 MB/s
Read 476
Write 465
Mixed 377
SusWrite 206
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 46.4
152% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 352
267% 359 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,569,776 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 7,256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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