Average Bench: 94.5% (231st of 1016)

Based on 44 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO 250GB averaged just 5.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB is 61.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 362MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 380MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 493 528
82.7 Write 380 487
118 Mixed 362 430
141 SusWrite 393 486
91.3% 407 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 32.5 45.6
6.2 4K Write 82.8 132
2.7 4K Mixed 33.4 61.9
136% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 287 386
67 DQ Write 245 350
17.1 DQ Mixed 166 357
152% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 284 284 277 274 270 MB/s
Read 442
Write 375
Mixed 305
SusWrite 276
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 33.3
133% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 335
256% 346 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,455 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO 250GB Builds (Compare 21,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $948

Popular 850 EVO 250GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $205Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $375Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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