Average Bench: 105% (223rd of 1058)

Based on 3,466 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 5.1% 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 48.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 56.6%. 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 339MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 379MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,466 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 468 516
285 Write 408 490
266 Mixed 379 458
217 SusWrite 339 393
89.5% 398 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 38.1 50.4
43.5 4K Write 85.5 121
29.7 4K Mixed 48.6 67.5
165% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
174 DQ Read 345 389
111 DQ Write 298 361
132 DQ Mixed 286 371
224% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
215GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 423 424 353 354 350 MB/s
Read 510
Write 483
Mixed 449
SusWrite 381
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 63.2
209% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 415 393 346 349 346 MB/s
Read 463
Write 427
Mixed 414
SusWrite 356
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 65.7
208% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 336
253% 339 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 452 373 343 351 343 MB/s
Read 474
Write 445
Mixed 423
SusWrite 363
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 48.2
208% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 351 357 361 356 357 MB/s
Read 464
Write 437
Mixed 421
SusWrite 352
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 34
114% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 184
148% 212 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 244 291 303 283 283 MB/s
Read 330
Write 287
Mixed 294
SusWrite 280
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 23.3
76% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 344
249% 322 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,552,892 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $655 mins
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 38,901 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: 63% - Good Total price: $362

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 Comments

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

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 6 months ago.

Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

light speed ssd


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