Average Bench: 84.5% (413th of 1072)

Based on 70 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB
Poor: 49%Average: 84.5% Great: 111%

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Very good average bench

The Samsung 850 EVO 250GB averaged just 15.4% 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 127MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.7MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB is 62.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 315MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 70 samples)
Min Avg Max
394 Read 485 518
76.1 Write 320 472
99.1 Mixed 315 419
37.5 SusWrite 159 217
71.2% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 34.7 48.2
32.3 4K Write 83.3 121
4.52 4K Mixed 29.7 60.8
135% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 245 382
50.6 DQ Write 210 345
4.8 DQ Mixed 127 354
123% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,464 SSDs tested

Typical 850 EVO 250GB Builds (Compare 5,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $289

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-13600K $269Nvidia RTX 4060 $295Crucial MX500 250GB $31
Intel Core i5-12400F $146Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $373Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12600K $179Nvidia RTX 4070 $530Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $28Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $44SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $95G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $346SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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