Average Bench: 101% (148th of 956)

Based on 8,972 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 1.2% higher 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 310MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 52%. 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 246MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,972 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 460 505
318 Write 429 489
277 Mixed 361 399
130 SusWrite 246 323
83.9% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 37.9 47.5
42.3 4K Write 93.2 130
26.3 4K Mixed 50.5 64.1
172% 60.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
242 DQ Read 345 385
103 DQ Write 303 348
139 DQ Mixed 310 362
236% 319 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
65GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 309 308 309 305 289 MB/s
Read 469
Write 448
Mixed 381
SusWrite 315
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 67.1
222% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 364
274% 366 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 161 119 87 76 74 MB/s
Read 501
Write 488
Mixed 394
SusWrite 136
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.7
198% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 359
273% 369 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 222 217 215 220 218 MB/s
Read 417
Write 398
Mixed 336
SusWrite 234
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 48.6
168% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 341
260% 351 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 298 299 307 309 307 MB/s
Read 433
Write 419
Mixed 302
SusWrite 310
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 24.2
82% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 266
186% 231 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 56 56 56 55 55 MB/s
Read 334
Write 229
Mixed 276
SusWrite 94
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 24.4
79% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 287
215% 285 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,570,448 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 8,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $898SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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