Average Bench: 94.6% (79th of 885)

Based on 8,218 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged just 5.4% 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 Random Read Speed 37.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 38.2%. 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 187MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,218 samples)
Min Avg Max
484 Read 501 516
358 Write 394 416
376 Mixed 406 421
96.4% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 37.4 46.3
39.7 4K Write 74.8 103
17.4 4K Mixed 32.8 47.3
138% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.4 DQ Read 203 374
62 DQ Write 187 280
17.5 DQ Mixed 68.5 118
86.1% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 390
Mixed 420
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 46.5
176% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 117
145% 259 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 403
Mixed 416
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 35.9
137% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 16
66% 147 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 509
Write 410
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 27.2
152% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 70.3
55% 72.8 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 382
Mixed 396
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 23.9
128% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 111
120% 199 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 396
Mixed 399
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 20.9
114% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 108
93% 130 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 378
Mixed 400
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 20.5
121% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 20.3
27% 48 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 379
Mixed 396
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 29.4
102% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 65.3
70% 115 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 385
Mixed 393
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 20.3
115% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 39.8
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 20.9
32% 58.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,673,090 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 5,624 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 $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $975SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $206SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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