Average Bench: 102% (234th of 1058)

Based on 2,544 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SSD 250GB averaged 2.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SSD 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 275MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 52.2MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SSD 250GB is 60.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SSD 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 221MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,544 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 458 510
266 Write 411 491
241 Mixed 353 420
73.5 SusWrite 221 332
80.8% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 38.9 50.1
40.5 4K Write 105 151
21.6 4K Mixed 52.2 69.3
182% 65.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
150 DQ Read 327 384
117 DQ Write 296 345
56.8 DQ Mixed 275 361
216% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 215 205 108 136 166 MB/s
Read 491
Write 430
Mixed 357
SusWrite 193
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 63.6
219% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 159 160 121 111 110 MB/s
Read 468
Write 456
Mixed 376
SusWrite 166
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 54.1
182% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 365
275% 368 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 214 222 218 214 222 MB/s
Read 422
Write 252
Mixed 165
SusWrite 220
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 20.7
124% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 57.5
102% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,946,039 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 250GB Builds (Compare 6,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H - $198

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $625

Popular SSD 250GB compatible motherboards:

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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 $350Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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