Average Bench: 103% (196th of 1011)

Based on 7,804 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO M.2 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB averaged 3.3% 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 274MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB is 51%. 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 372MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,804 samples)
Min Avg Max
381 Read 474 516
238 Write 391 489
238 Mixed 372 461
189 SusWrite 303 370
86.3% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 37.8 49.9
53.3 4K Write 93.6 127
25.8 4K Mixed 48 66.6
168% 59.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
202 DQ Read 330 388
162 DQ Write 289 348
155 DQ Mixed 274 363
215% 298 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 300 312 313 300 302 MB/s
Read 516
Write 490
Mixed 463
SusWrite 301
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 67.7
231% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 307 307 307 306 308 MB/s
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 453
SusWrite 307
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.4
211% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 366 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 315 315 315 315 315 MB/s
Read 471
Write 480
Mixed 456
SusWrite 333
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 58.4
194% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 370
279% 373 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 224 223 219 216 211 MB/s
Read 501
Write 464
Mixed 462
SusWrite 227
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.1
200% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 298 300 300 275 299 MB/s
Read 514
Write 303
Mixed 288
SusWrite 295
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 42.5
175% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 240
207% 308 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 301 302 300 293 290 MB/s
Read 484
Write 416
Mixed 402
SusWrite 304
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 48.1
161% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 337
254% 341 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 236 233 235 231 229 MB/s
Read 488
Write 268
Mixed 277
SusWrite 234
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 34.9
135% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 243
208% 308 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,564,556 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 10,542 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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7 months ago.

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


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