Average Bench: 101% (239th of 1058)

Based on 28,263 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 0.8% 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 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 48.6%. 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 240MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 362MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,263 samples)
Min Avg Max
394 Read 468 508
276 Write 424 488
257 Mixed 362 410
113 SusWrite 240 327
83.7% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 4K Read 38.7 47.6
47.7 4K Write 90.9 124
26.9 4K Mixed 50.4 63.8
171% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 341 385
104 DQ Write 292 352
147 DQ Mixed 305 362
232% 313 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 299 300 299 300 299 MB/s
Read 507
Write 496
Mixed 422
SusWrite 310
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64
220% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 369
278% 373 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 319 318 318 319 319 MB/s
Read 501
Write 485
Mixed 387
SusWrite 334
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.6
216% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 71.9
134% 267 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 311 309 304 315 319 MB/s
Read 471
Write 447
Mixed 371
SusWrite 323
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.5
207% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 344
258% 346 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 290 295 294 285 294 MB/s
Read 441
Write 410
Mixed 371
SusWrite 289
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 58.3
190% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 330
248% 332 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 54 54 57 58 57 MB/s
Read 497
Write 370
Mixed 373
SusWrite 95.9
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61.2
209% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
266% 357 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 75 66 60 59 59 MB/s
Read 484
Write 443
Mixed 369
SusWrite 110
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 46.8
154% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 328
248% 332 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,206,605 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 5,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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