Average Bench: 105% (224th of 1058)

Based on 8,047 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 5.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 58.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 324MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 368MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,047 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 469 516
271 Write 401 491
235 Mixed 368 460
182 SusWrite 324 399
87.7% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 38.7 50.7
43.4 4K Write 89.7 126
26.9 4K Mixed 48.9 68.2
169% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
163 DQ Read 345 389
109 DQ Write 293 362
125 DQ Mixed 277 372
219% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 360 357 359 323 347 MB/s
Read 517
Write 484
Mixed 459
SusWrite 350
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 66.9
221% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 226
187% 268 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 248 326 298 250 266 MB/s
Read 502
Write 458
Mixed 440
SusWrite 274
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 55.8
182% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 170
154% 234 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 355 355 356 353 355 MB/s
Read 510
Write 354
Mixed 312
SusWrite 355
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 41.6
150% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 257
220% 323 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 215 161 161 157 153 MB/s
Read 513
Write 238
Mixed 312
SusWrite 186
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 47
180% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 195
171% 260 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,064 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $601 min
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock Z590 Pro4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $265

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 Comments

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 15 months ago.

Good

13 months ago.

great SSD but i dont know why it got here low bench reading for gaming


Excellent

14 months ago.

light speed ssd


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