Average Bench: 104% (210th of 1037)

Based on 19,374 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.6% 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 313MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 45.6%. 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 244MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 367MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,374 samples)
Min Avg Max
401 Read 472 507
308 Write 434 490
273 Mixed 367 407
118 SusWrite 244 325
85% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 39.3 47.8
56 4K Write 97.3 129
32.4 4K Mixed 52.5 64.4
178% 63 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 344 385
126 DQ Write 301 349
142 DQ Mixed 313 362
237% 319 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 297 293 305 295 288 MB/s
Read 511
Write 496
Mixed 403
SusWrite 313
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 70.3
243% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 197 133 133 132 134 MB/s
Read 508
Write 494
Mixed 403
SusWrite 188
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61.5
208% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 366
277% 371 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 281 301 276 303 290 MB/s
Read 497
Write 472
Mixed 403
SusWrite 308
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 56.7
191% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 292
221% 295 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 317 311 301 306 308 MB/s
Read 460
Write 438
Mixed 370
SusWrite 321
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 50.9
177% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 335
252% 338 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 187 187 158 153 166 MB/s
Read 461
Write 425
Mixed 379
SusWrite 195
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 61
195% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 348
264% 354 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 118 118 115 113 115 MB/s
Read 427
Write 377
Mixed 343
SusWrite 144
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55.4
190% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 352
264% 353 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 128 123 126 116 124 MB/s
Read 462
Write 456
Mixed 398
SusWrite 156
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 53.9
177% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 295
222% 296 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 162 165 160 156 156 MB/s
Read 497
Write 469
Mixed 389
SusWrite 183
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 49.7
163% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 295
223% 297 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 194 187 194 183 170 MB/s
Read 473
Write 296
Mixed 239
SusWrite 189
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 34.6
126% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 182
155% 229 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,662,152 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 2,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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