Average Bench: 112% (194th of 1058)

Based on 62 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO 250GB averaged 12.1% higher 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 321MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 53.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB is 33.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 365MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62 samples)
Min Avg Max
414 Read 473 501
291 Write 420 471
329 Mixed 389 426
231 SusWrite 365 475
92.6% 412 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.2 4K Read 40.7 47
46.9 4K Write 93.9 128
34.4 4K Mixed 53.8 65.9
180% 62.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
115 DQ Read 358 384
78.8 DQ Write 301 345
112 DQ Mixed 321 362
243% 327 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
818GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 485 485 484 484 484 MB/s
Read 501
Write 464
Mixed 400
SusWrite 484
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 55.7
183% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,317,676 SSDs tested.

Typical 850 EVO 250GB Builds (Compare 10,022 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,195

Popular 850 EVO 250GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $390Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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