Average Bench: 92.5% (259th of 1026)

Based on 729 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 860 EVO mSATA 250GB

Excellent average bench

The Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 250GB averaged just 7.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 250GB is 49.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 285MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 356MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 729 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 451 508
194 Write 373 482
215 Mixed 356 455
165 SusWrite 285 369
82.1% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 31.9 45.1
39.5 4K Write 74.2 115
21 4K Mixed 40 60
139% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 345 390
121 DQ Write 284 350
141 DQ Mixed 272 363
215% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 451 376 320 320 321 MB/s
Read 500
Write 444
Mixed 445
SusWrite 370
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 56.9
188% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 201
151% 202 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 307 304 303 301 298 MB/s
Read 492
Write 482
Mixed 460
SusWrite 306
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 50.7
176% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 363
273% 366 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT41B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 403 287 287 279 285 MB/s
Read 445
Write 416
Mixed 385
SusWrite 326
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 52.6
177% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 348
262% 350 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 283 262 280 283 283 MB/s
Read 414
Write 452
Mixed 348
SusWrite 278
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 43.9
121% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 347
263% 353 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT42B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 220 213 205 197 189 MB/s
Read 373
Write 284
Mixed 253
SusWrite 211
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 37
143% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 202
188% 292 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT44B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 300 307 308 307 307 MB/s
Read 395
Write 316
Mixed 281
SusWrite 306
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 16.1
73% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 238
208% 310 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,454,821 SSDs tested.

Typical 860 EVO mSATA 250GB Builds (Compare 6,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $400

Popular 860 EVO mSATA 250GB systems:

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