Average Bench: 94% (111th of 921)

Based on 9,056 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged just 5.9% 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 37.5MB/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 42.3%. 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 191MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 185MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,056 samples)
Min Avg Max
482 Read 500 516
359 Write 393 416
365 Mixed 403 421
96.1% 432 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 4K Read 37.5 46.3
41 4K Write 74.3 100
16.2 4K Mixed 32.6 46.9
138% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.3 DQ Read 191 370
65.4 DQ Write 185 278
17.6 DQ Mixed 66.5 117
83.4% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
146GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 397
Mixed 408
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 35.1
134% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 20.7
77% 174 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 414
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 21.7
125% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 107
73% 87 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 385
Mixed 405
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 24.6
131% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 72.1
DQ Mixed 21
25% 43.4 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 402
Mixed 413
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 14.2
70% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 13.5
51% 105 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 391
Write 346
Mixed 295
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 21.9
76% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 41.4
DQ Mixed 13.8
15% 25.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 6,338 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 $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $176AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $183SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $193SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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