Average Bench: 107% (216th of 1058)

Based on 4,408 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 7.5% 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 278MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 52.1%. 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 338MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 380MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,408 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 474 516
287 Write 409 490
256 Mixed 380 457
207 SusWrite 338 398
89.9% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 39.3 50.8
47 4K Write 91.3 123
29.8 4K Mixed 50.3 68
172% 60.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
204 DQ Read 346 388
119 DQ Write 298 361
117 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%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 365 362 359 363 360 MB/s
Read 515
Write 470
Mixed 351
SusWrite 363
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 50.4
189% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 270
231% 339 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 364 357 365 364 359 MB/s
Read 512
Write 248
Mixed 323
SusWrite 362
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.4
176% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 269
228% 332 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 325 333 354 339 316 MB/s
Read 445
Write 401
Mixed 412
SusWrite 329
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 44
160% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 255
211% 305 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 339 359 338 363 357 MB/s
Read 442
Write 372
Mixed 298
SusWrite 341
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 35.5
135% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 261
218% 316 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,558,548 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $648 mins
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 44,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $361

Popular 870 Evo 250GB systems:

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 Comments

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

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 10 months ago.

Good

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

light speed ssd


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