Average Bench: 104% (191st of 1011)

Based on 13,081 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 4.4% 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 52.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 42.8%. 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 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 368MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
399 Read 471 508
337 Write 438 489
301 Mixed 368 410
139 SusWrite 254 326
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 39.5 48.2
60.5 4K Write 97.7 131
34.8 4K Mixed 52.5 65.1
179% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 343 385
105 DQ Write 304 350
147 DQ Mixed 314 362
238% 320 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 299 299 299 294 277 MB/s
Read 503
Write 483
Mixed 380
SusWrite 312
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.7
196% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 353
268% 361 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 310 310 310 310 310 MB/s
Read 483
Write 416
Mixed 370
SusWrite 320
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 57.7
189% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 322
243% 327 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 93 87 94 89 88 MB/s
Read 495
Write 484
Mixed 398
SusWrite 124
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 62.5
215% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 117 104 108 87 88 MB/s
Read 448
Write 422
Mixed 355
SusWrite 110
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.2
194% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 343
261% 352 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,249 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 9,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX Vega 56 $300Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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