Average Bench: 103% (215th of 1040)

Based on 15,288 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 49.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 296MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 367MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
395 Read 479 515
194 Write 391 489
227 Mixed 367 459
165 SusWrite 296 385
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 37.9 49.3
56.4 4K Write 92.6 123
27.3 4K Mixed 48 66
168% 59.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 335 388
146 DQ Write 288 348
149 DQ Mixed 272 363
215% 298 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 345 346 347 348 346 MB/s
Read 514
Write 479
Mixed 450
SusWrite 351
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 66.4
222% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 286
214% 284 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 473 345 343 362 346 MB/s
Read 473
Write 419
Mixed 399
SusWrite 392
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 58.4
193% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 309 308 304 306 309 MB/s
Read 386
Write 359
Mixed 370
SusWrite 307
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 49.3
166% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 341
256% 343 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 187 141 121 108 105 MB/s
Read 489
Write 461
Mixed 432
SusWrite 166
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 50.5
166% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 362
273% 366 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 314 313 308 304 302 MB/s
Read 458
Write 318
Mixed 307
SusWrite 309
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 37.1
149% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 242
209% 309 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 263 225 252 269 231 MB/s
Read 465
Write 432
Mixed 411
SusWrite 276
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 41.2
152% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 219
171% 230 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 128 133 128 137 MB/s
Read 466
Write 123
Mixed 183
SusWrite 133
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 30.9
129% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 226
174% 242 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 243 284 286 281 287 MB/s
Read 344
Write 282
Mixed 247
SusWrite 279
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 27.1
104% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 219
189% 281 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 150 134 137 136 136 MB/s
Read 460
Write 142
Mixed 193
SusWrite 141
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 31.2
119% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 166
151% 235 MB/s
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Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 41,722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $790

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Very fast SATA SSD for $69.99. Picked mine up from Amazon.com.


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