Average Bench: 94.3% (68th of 859)

Based on 5,536 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged just 5.6% 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 32.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 41.5%. 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
483 Read 501 517
353 Write 390 416
318 Mixed 401 421
95.8% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 37.7 47.1
35.1 4K Write 75.5 107
16.3 4K Mixed 32.6 47.4
139% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 DQ Read 199 371
62.8 DQ Write 184 283
15.7 DQ Mixed 69.7 118
85.7% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 399
Mixed 411
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 42.5
158% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 97.2
112% 197 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 385
Mixed 367
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 38.7
137% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 110
126% 216 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 468
Write 353
Mixed 385
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 104
117% 199 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 387
Mixed 400
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 35.2
122% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 62.8
DQ Mixed 48.5
72% 142 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 406
Mixed 413
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 25.1
122% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 24.9
31% 53.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,837,917 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 5,259 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 $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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