Average Bench: 103% (198th of 1011)

Based on 8,792 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 2.5% 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 49.3%. 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 294MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 368MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 476 516
218 Write 387 489
225 Mixed 368 464
171 SusWrite 294 370
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 37.7 49.7
59.5 4K Write 95 125
25.5 4K Mixed 47.2 65.6
168% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
204 DQ Read 327 388
162 DQ Write 284 348
142 DQ Mixed 263 363
209% 291 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 285 290 296 296 292 MB/s
Read 440
Write 421
Mixed 407
SusWrite 310
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 63.9
218% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 317
241% 326 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 310 308 308 303 302 MB/s
Read 511
Write 478
Mixed 462
SusWrite 312
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 62
206% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 303
228% 304 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 273 240 174 136 122 MB/s
Read 500
Write 467
Mixed 449
SusWrite 198
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 54
180% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 294
221% 293 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 189 217 213 212 208 MB/s
Read 495
Write 220
Mixed 250
SusWrite 212
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 39.2
174% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 209
180% 270 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 261 260 264 264 261 MB/s
Read 507
Write 271
Mixed 273
SusWrite 264
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 40
158% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 214
177% 253 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 385 391 251 173 265 MB/s
Read 270
Write 322
Mixed 247
SusWrite 301
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 27.6
83% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 261
196% 262 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 328 331 302 348 287 MB/s
Read 401
Write 335
Mixed 254
SusWrite 320
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 22.2
61% 17.6 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 193
150% 208 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 10,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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8 months ago.

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


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