Average Bench: 103% (198th of 1011)

Based on 15,387 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.3% 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 314MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 43.8%. 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 246MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 367MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,387 samples)
Min Avg Max
393 Read 468 507
352 Write 439 490
310 Mixed 367 404
129 SusWrite 246 327
85.2% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 4K Read 39.4 47.4
49.5 4K Write 95.5 127
33.9 4K Mixed 52.3 64
177% 62.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
190 DQ Read 339 385
107 DQ Write 304 351
148 DQ Mixed 314 361
238% 319 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 309 308 309 311 308 MB/s
Read 505
Write 480
Mixed 403
SusWrite 318
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 63.8
218% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 216 201 196 193 176 MB/s
Read 488
Write 470
Mixed 392
SusWrite 210
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 47.8
157% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 312 307 310 304 302 MB/s
Read 450
Write 414
Mixed 361
SusWrite 319
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 43.3
159% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 148
118% 170 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 205 76 61 61 61 MB/s
Read 486
Write 421
Mixed 369
SusWrite 137
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 46.5
156% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 346
261% 351 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 65 66 64 64 63 MB/s
Read 433
Write 392
Mixed 335
SusWrite 103
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 37.5
112% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 349
263% 354 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 260 275 289 290 277 MB/s
Read 287
Write 330
Mixed 272
SusWrite 262
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 26.5
88% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 73.9
DQ Mixed 44.3
36% 50.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,319,524 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 10,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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