Average Bench: 103% (192nd of 1005)

Based on 6,586 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.2% 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 276MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 50.3%. 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 292MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 374MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,586 samples)
Min Avg Max
400 Read 479 516
229 Write 391 491
234 Mixed 374 464
175 SusWrite 292 364
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 38 50.1
60.4 4K Write 94.2 128
27.3 4K Mixed 47.8 66.5
169% 60 MB/s
Min Avg Max
172 DQ Read 336 388
141 DQ Write 292 356
145 DQ Mixed 276 364
217% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 263 251 252 246 243 MB/s
Read 514
Write 486
Mixed 464
SusWrite 266
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 62.5
211% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 77.4
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 145
121% 168 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 455 391 295 294 294 MB/s
Read 497
Write 442
Mixed 428
SusWrite 363
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 51
179% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 223
168% 224 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 276 288 288 288 288 MB/s
Read 501
Write 292
Mixed 282
SusWrite 280
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 40.1
160% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 218
182% 262 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 326 297 301 411 405 MB/s
Read 388
Write 417
Mixed 347
SusWrite 331
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 34.6
144% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 213
198% 307 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 273 267 263 262 260 MB/s
Read 481
Write 278
Mixed 262
SusWrite 263
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 35.9
126% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 235
199% 292 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 286 286 288 284 283 MB/s
Read 454
Write 294
Mixed 283
SusWrite 285
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 25.7
121% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 234
192% 273 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 275 270 261 259 257 MB/s
Read 444
Write 249
Mixed 249
SusWrite 268
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 29.6
82% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 42.2
DQ Mixed 86
73% 112 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,869,528 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 9,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

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


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