Average Bench: 103% (245th of 1071)

Based on 10,791 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 2.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 46.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 59.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 328MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,791 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 463 515
236 Write 393 489
234 Mixed 364 458
197 SusWrite 328 395
86.9% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 36.9 50.1
36.9 4K Write 85.4 124
25 4K Mixed 46.8 67.8
161% 56.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 350 389
128 DQ Write 294 361
147 DQ Mixed 278 372
220% 307 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 326 323 318 333 326 MB/s
Read 513
Write 484
Mixed 455
SusWrite 329
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 66
232% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 342
257% 344 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 338 329 330 329 319 MB/s
Read 505
Write 339
Mixed 317
SusWrite 332
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 46.2
170% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 267
228% 334 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,628,457 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 27%

Motherboard: Asrock Z590 Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $311

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

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 2 years ago.


1 month ago.

its extremely fast for a sata ssd and i love it


22 months ago.

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

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