Average Bench: 95% (68th of 863)

Based on 6,290 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged just 5.0% 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 37.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 40.1%. 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 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,290 samples)
Min Avg Max
487 Read 502 517
367 Write 397 417
379 Mixed 406 421
96.8% 435 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 37.9 46.7
38.8 4K Write 76.2 106
17.3 4K Mixed 32.5 47.6
139% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 DQ Read 196 376
69.3 DQ Write 188 283
17.7 DQ Mixed 67.6 118
85% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 415
Mixed 415
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 42.3
161% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 99.3
106% 177 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 397
Mixed 412
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 35.8
157% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 113
134% 235 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 394
Mixed 329
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 24.5
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 85.9
98% 168 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 406
Mixed 416
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 22.5
127% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 17.1
24% 42.8 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 406
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 18.1
116% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 19
31% 56.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,480,081 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 4,467 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 i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $250AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $52Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $199SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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