Average Bench: 95.6% (261st of 1058)

Based on 2,981 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 250GB, Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSAT

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 250GB averaged just 4.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 313MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 250GB is 45.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 247MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,981 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 457 504
333 Write 426 485
294 Mixed 361 404
127 SusWrite 247 325
83.6% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 35.1 45.7
38.1 4K Write 79.1 120
25.2 4K Mixed 45.8 61.5
154% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
211 DQ Read 346 387
90.2 DQ Write 300 354
124 DQ Mixed 313 365
237% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 287 292 286 293 292 MB/s
Read 397
Write 386
Mixed 350
SusWrite 303
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 61.8
211% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 296 283 281 278 270 MB/s
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 422
SusWrite 302
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 57.9
196% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 308 308 307 308 305 MB/s
Read 457
Write 436
Mixed 370
SusWrite 319
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 44
152% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 358
270% 363 MB/s
77GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 283 291 283 291 278 MB/s
Read 499
Write 443
Mixed 367
SusWrite 301
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 45.5
158% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 184
136% 180 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 150 148 143 131 139 MB/s
Read 423
Write 380
Mixed 370
SusWrite 171
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 36.8
125% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 95.6
DQ Mixed 136
109% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,176 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO mSATA 250GB Builds (Compare 8,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $286

Popular 850 EVO mSATA 250GB systems:

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Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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