Average Bench: 67.7% (625th of 1012)

Based on 12 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO

Above average average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO 250GB averaged 32.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO 250GB is 41.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 128MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 120MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 12 samples)
Min Avg Max
279 Read 387 554
44.8 Write 330 471
259 Mixed 336 449
24.8 SusWrite 279 371
74.8% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 24.7 58.2
21.5 4K Write 37.3 74.8
12.8 4K Mixed 28.6 60.6
93.8% 30.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
87.2 DQ Read 128 182
32.4 DQ Write 120 207
13.3 DQ Mixed 118 182
90.4% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO 250GB Builds (Compare 686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5N-D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $300

Popular 860 EVO 250GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1012 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $270Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $58
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback