Average Bench: 103% (233rd of 1059)

Based on 10,791 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 870 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 870 Evo 250GB averaged 2.9% 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 46.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 870 Evo 250GB is 59.8%. 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 328MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,791 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 463 515
236 Write 393 489
234 Mixed 364 458
197 SusWrite 328 395
86.9% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 4K Read 36.9 50.1
36.9 4K Write 85.4 124
25 4K Mixed 46.8 67.8
161% 56.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 350 389
128 DQ Write 294 361
147 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%
137GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 377 352 360 354 343 MB/s
Read 484
Write 461
Mixed 432
SusWrite 364
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 56.1
186% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 372
266% 343 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 363 355 364 368 354 MB/s
Read 415
Write 413
Mixed 358
SusWrite 358
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 46.4
153% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 266
225% 327 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 226 298 253 269 269 MB/s
Read 391
Write 278
Mixed 270
SusWrite 258
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 22.5
4K Mixed 20.9
76% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 51.5
DQ Mixed 96
95% 160 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 159 159 162 162 162 MB/s
Read 512
Write 159
Mixed 227
SusWrite 159
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 4.4
80% 18.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,024,487 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $40 @ launch in Jan '21
AmazonUS $493 mins
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Typical 870 Evo 250GB Builds (Compare 531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock Z590 Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $393

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 Comments

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

The definitive SSD for every need...

Added 20 months ago.

Excellent

3 days ago.

its extremely fast for a sata ssd and i love it


Good

17 months ago.

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


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