Average Bench: 94.6% (65th of 853)

Based on 3,961 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 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 M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 37.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 42%. 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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 196MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 192MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,961 samples)
Min Avg Max
482 Read 501 517
352 Write 391 416
298 Mixed 400 421
95.7% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 37.7 47.7
40.4 4K Write 77.9 110
16.7 4K Mixed 32.3 47.7
140% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 DQ Read 196 376
66.5 DQ Write 192 284
17.4 DQ Mixed 65 120
84.2% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 415
Mixed 421
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 46.9
176% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 106
131% 234 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 514
Write 404
Mixed 404
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 26.9
161% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 26.1
100% 222 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 400
Mixed 421
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 47.8
174% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 97.9
94% 139 MB/s
153GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 406
Mixed 411
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 41.9
169% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 45.5
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 25.9
34% 58.6 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 409
Mixed 411
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 24.4
139% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 24.1
73% 158 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 406
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 23.2
135% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 40.6
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 23.1
28% 47.2 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 397
Mixed 406
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 22.6
123% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 37.4
DQ Write 74.8
DQ Mixed 21.8
26% 44.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,339,136 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 4,649 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $83
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $366Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $235Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $33Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $155
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $44HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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