Average Bench: 102% (235th of 1058)

Based on 21,176 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 1.6% 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 308MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 52.3%. 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 235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 466 508
259 Write 420 489
260 Mixed 361 410
105 SusWrite 235 330
83% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 4K Read 39.2 47.9
44.9 4K Write 94.2 127
27.4 4K Mixed 51.3 64.4
175% 61.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 344 385
103 DQ Write 294 348
150 DQ Mixed 308 362
234% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 278 291 270 284 273 MB/s
Read 510
Write 490
Mixed 405
SusWrite 298
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.3
230% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 345
260% 348 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 273 269 265 264 263 MB/s
Read 510
Write 493
Mixed 406
SusWrite 288
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 66.1
227% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 292
215% 281 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 290 294 296 296 296 MB/s
Read 503
Write 480
Mixed 376
SusWrite 312
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 57.2
194% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 288
216% 288 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 306 307 306 308 309 MB/s
Read 498
Write 470
Mixed 396
SusWrite 317
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 51
168% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 298
224% 300 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 216 213 205 206 206 MB/s
Read 429
Write 413
Mixed 336
SusWrite 224
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 41.8
145% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 365
275% 367 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 4,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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Intel Core i5-11400F $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $40
Intel Core i5-11600K $259Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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