Average Bench: 105% (194th of 1016)

Based on 10,153 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 4.6% 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 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 50%. 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 302MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 377MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
395 Read 481 517
246 Write 398 491
228 Mixed 377 465
166 SusWrite 302 374
87.4% 390 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 38.5 49.9
57.2 4K Write 95.6 129
24.6 4K Mixed 48.9 66.7
172% 61 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 331 388
162 DQ Write 290 356
148 DQ Mixed 273 367
215% 298 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 350 353 353 351 353 MB/s
Read 465
Write 451
Mixed 413
SusWrite 360
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 66.4
217% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 311 311 312 312 314 MB/s
Read 499
Write 463
Mixed 437
SusWrite 317
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 63.7
215% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 306 306 306 307 308 MB/s
Read 508
Write 318
Mixed 311
SusWrite 307
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 40.6
159% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 249
214% 316 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 297 298 297 296 292 MB/s
Read 497
Write 312
Mixed 288
SusWrite 297
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 40.8
138% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 244
210% 310 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 262 275 296 292 292 MB/s
Read 353
Write 292
Mixed 206
SusWrite 282
64% 283 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 19.4
60% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 80.3
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 74.5
58% 79 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,597 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 11,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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10 months ago.

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


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