Average Bench: 105% (221st of 1055)

Based on 302 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 5.0% 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 287MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 58.3%. 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 354MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 302 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 461 515
295 Write 406 488
266 Mixed 382 456
304 SusWrite 354 395
90.1% 401 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 4K Read 37.4 50
38.5 4K Write 83.4 119
23.9 4K Mixed 48.6 67.1
163% 56.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
102 DQ Read 336 390
105 DQ Write 296 360
82 DQ Mixed 287 371
223% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 371 346 344 346 345 MB/s
Read 485
Write 478
Mixed 444
SusWrite 372
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 61.1
206% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 359 366 369 370 369 MB/s
Read 475
Write 438
Mixed 396
SusWrite 366
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 46.2
177% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 248
209% 305 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 444 387 350 354 351 MB/s
Read 464
Write 450
Mixed 425
SusWrite 362
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 46.7
165% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 367
276% 368 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 345 336 341 333 346 MB/s
Read 487
Write 362
Mixed 296
SusWrite 341
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45.8
166% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 262
221% 322 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $401 day
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 3,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H81M-PLUS - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $486

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

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