Average Bench: 102% (201st of 1016)

Based on 15,855 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 2.4% 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 307MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB is 44.5%. 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 236MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,855 samples)
Min Avg Max
398 Read 468 507
338 Write 435 488
312 Mixed 366 405
120 SusWrite 236 322
84.4% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 4K Read 39.1 47.7
57.4 4K Write 97 128
33.7 4K Mixed 52.2 64.5
178% 62.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 335 385
104 DQ Write 299 349
136 DQ Mixed 307 362
233% 314 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 293 294 297 285 288 MB/s
Read 487
Write 448
Mixed 368
SusWrite 305
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59.4
203% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 332
252% 338 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 116 116 110 107 105 MB/s
Read 499
Write 486
Mixed 393
SusWrite 147
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.9
209% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 310 307 276 224 206 MB/s
Read 441
Write 422
Mixed 366
SusWrite 285
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 47.9
157% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 220
168% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 11,473 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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 Frequently Asked Questions

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $43
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $643SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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