Average Bench: 103% (184th of 1003)

Based on 12,367 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 318MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 50.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 363MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,367 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 466 508
340 Write 433 490
288 Mixed 363 404
118 SusWrite 237 324
84.1% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 39.2 48.4
54.4 4K Write 96.9 133
31.6 4K Mixed 52.2 65.4
178% 62.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 347 385
105 DQ Write 310 350
139 DQ Mixed 318 363
241% 325 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 322 322 322 322 322 MB/s
Read 510
Write 496
Mixed 410
SusWrite 324
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 68.6
237% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 249 243 222 214 212 MB/s
Read 509
Write 491
Mixed 399
SusWrite 255
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64.8
223% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 115 96 88 89 86 MB/s
Read 508
Write 488
Mixed 398
SusWrite 131
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 60.3
204% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 307 311 314 312 301 MB/s
Read 466
Write 449
Mixed 373
SusWrite 318
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 46.6
155% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 342
258% 347 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 284 265 278 276 278 MB/s
Read 471
Write 453
Mixed 370
SusWrite 293
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 46.5
157% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 338
250% 330 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 160 156 153 150 147 MB/s
Read 493
Write 466
Mixed 362
SusWrite 184
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 47.4
156% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 75 71 67 67 68 MB/s
Read 477
Write 462
Mixed 371
SusWrite 97.5
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 47
151% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 255
198% 273 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,013,832 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 9,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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