Average Bench: 99.9% (241st of 1058)

Based on 25,239 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 0.0% lower 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 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 50.7%. 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 286MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,239 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 474 516
204 Write 369 485
218 Mixed 349 459
149 SusWrite 286 371
82.8% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 36.1 49.1
51.2 4K Write 90.8 121
25 4K Mixed 45.3 65.3
161% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 340 388
138 DQ Write 282 345
166 DQ Mixed 265 361
211% 295 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 492 302 280 280 280 MB/s
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 467
SusWrite 355
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 65.7
221% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 276
233% 340 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 320 321 320 320 320 MB/s
Read 512
Write 458
Mixed 450
SusWrite 335
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 61.1
203% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 201
151% 203 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 211 183 179 175 169 MB/s
Read 488
Write 325
Mixed 278
SusWrite 194
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.4
161% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 259
218% 318 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 279 275 268 270 264 MB/s
Read 480
Write 294
Mixed 279
SusWrite 274
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 36.4
141% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 197
184% 286 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 275 276 271 274 250 MB/s
Read 489
Write 302
Mixed 244
SusWrite 272
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 38.2
138% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 224
181% 255 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 323 342 333 289 310 MB/s
Read 463
Write 425
Mixed 431
SusWrite 309
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 37.9
132% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 206
158% 215 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 217 271 219 226 250 MB/s
Read 389
Write 289
Mixed 214
SusWrite 239
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 20
74% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 226
193% 286 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,176 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 81,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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


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