Average Bench: 101% (250th of 1071)

Based on 14,082 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 1.4% 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 280MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.9MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 60.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 322MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 365MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 14,082 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 461 514
249 Write 395 486
238 Mixed 365 457
182 SusWrite 322 396
86.6% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 36.4 49.1
35.9 4K Write 81.9 123
24.9 4K Mixed 45.9 66.1
157% 54.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 349 389
135 DQ Write 299 362
124 DQ Mixed 280 372
222% 309 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 302 292 290 286 283 MB/s
Read 509
Write 469
Mixed 403
SusWrite 288
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 57.7
188% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 262
225% 331 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 270 261 258 258 252 MB/s
Read 508
Write 275
Mixed 330
SusWrite 269
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 47
193% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 255
211% 305 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 234 230 229 224 219 MB/s
Read 463
Write 244
Mixed 242
SusWrite 222
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 28.9
107% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 236
190% 269 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 71,121,373 SSDs tested.


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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 91%
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Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Asrock Z590 Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $265

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

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 2 years ago.


7 days ago.

its extremely fast for a sata ssd and i love it


2 years ago.

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

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