Average Bench: 103% (207th of 1026)

Based on 11,582 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 2.6% 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 263MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 49.5%. 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 303MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,582 samples)
Min Avg Max
403 Read 481 516
212 Write 389 488
223 Mixed 366 461
164 SusWrite 303 385
86.3% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 37.4 49.2
50 4K Write 92 123
27 4K Mixed 47.2 65.8
166% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
210 DQ Read 328 388
128 DQ Write 277 351
141 DQ Mixed 263 363
208% 289 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 460 420 283 287 294 MB/s
Read 486
Write 464
Mixed 436
SusWrite 346
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.1
221% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
273% 366 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 485 390 275 275 275 MB/s
Read 508
Write 476
Mixed 456
SusWrite 363
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 56.7
188% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 371
280% 375 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 467 380 300 299 300 MB/s
Read 507
Write 475
Mixed 459
SusWrite 363
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 58.8
196% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 303
228% 303 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 354 357 358 357 357 MB/s
Read 411
Write 356
Mixed 266
SusWrite 356
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 39.9
151% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 255
219% 322 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,431,502 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 13,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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15 months ago.

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


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