Average Bench: 105% (223rd of 1058)

Based on 1,700 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 5.5% 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 286MB/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 56.1%. 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 345MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,700 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 468 516
302 Write 410 490
274 Mixed 382 458
234 SusWrite 345 395
90.2% 401 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 38.1 49.7
44.3 4K Write 85.1 120
27.8 4K Mixed 48.9 67.2
165% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 344 389
98.9 DQ Write 296 361
71.3 DQ Mixed 286 371
224% 309 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 344 346 349 348 349 MB/s
Read 513
Write 484
Mixed 430
SusWrite 362
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 64.2
211% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 394 319 341 343 346 MB/s
Read 440
Write 390
Mixed 391
SusWrite 357
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 62.4
206% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 315
238% 320 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 195 188 184 178 183 MB/s
Read 515
Write 260
Mixed 227
SusWrite 198
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.1
178% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 240
209% 313 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,080,794 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $4511 days
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 35,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $342

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 3 months ago.

Good

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

light speed ssd


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