Average Bench: 103% (150th of 964)

Based on 10,476 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 316MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 51.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 47.9%. 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 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,476 samples)
Min Avg Max
391 Read 468 507
325 Write 431 490
289 Mixed 361 405
121 SusWrite 243 325
84.2% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 4K Read 39.1 47.8
53.4 4K Write 95.8 129
30.6 4K Mixed 51.5 64.5
176% 62.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
238 DQ Read 351 385
117 DQ Write 313 348
120 DQ Mixed 316 362
241% 327 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 271 270 263 257 257 MB/s
Read 468
Write 451
Mixed 385
SusWrite 280
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 67.1
227% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 305 302 271 297 297 MB/s
Read 467
Write 434
Mixed 367
SusWrite 304
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 56.1
191% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 333
251% 338 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 223 217 210 204 201 MB/s
Read 488
Write 309
Mixed 254
SusWrite 213
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.2
178% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 270
218% 310 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 286 289 290 284 283 MB/s
Read 484
Write 457
Mixed 366
SusWrite 302
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 45.8
151% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 338
250% 331 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 103 105 103 97 97 MB/s
Read 487
Write 428
Mixed 388
SusWrite 136
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 51.9
175% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 241
188% 261 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 177 179 174 173 170 MB/s
Read 492
Write 450
Mixed 381
SusWrite 197
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 47.9
158% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 295
222% 297 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 251 223 224 219 217 MB/s
Read 403
Write 386
Mixed 323
SusWrite 247
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 33.4
113% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 337
254% 339 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,317 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 6,841 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 $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $340Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $97
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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