Average Bench: 205% (91st of 1071)

Based on 206 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI M390 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The MSI M390 250GB averaged 105.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MSI M390 250GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 800MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 882MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI M390 250GB is 158%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the MSI M390 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 675MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 206 samples)
Min Avg Max
235 Read 1,219 1,575
296 Write 1,273 1,699
376 Mixed 1,070 1,341
143 SusWrite 675 1,181
238% 1,059 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 4K Read 52.7 68.7
64.9 4K Write 180 297
31.5 4K Mixed 66.7 90.7
260% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
337 DQ Read 747 858
216 DQ Write 882 1,453
121 DQ Mixed 800 1,040
607% 810 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EHFM32.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1521 1608 1632 497 228 100 MB/s
Read 1,270
Write 1,482
Mixed 1119
SusWrite 931
271% 1,200 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 71.4
265% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 826
DQ Write 962
DQ Mixed 997
723% 928 MB/s
206 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,510,370 SSDs tested.

Typical M390 250GB Builds (Compare 3,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B660 GAMING X DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $440

Popular M390 250GB compatible motherboards:

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