Average Bench: 161% (128th of 1058)

Based on 2,714 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar 250GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB averaged 61.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,475MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 193MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB is 112%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 461MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,714 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,026 Read 1,475 1,866
109 Write 827 1,202
100 Mixed 669 1,020
154 SusWrite 461 971
190% 858 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 4K Read 47 57.4
33.5 4K Write 126 192
8.98 4K Mixed 33.2 47
180% 68.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 398 772
59.8 DQ Write 547 915
55 DQ Mixed 193 528
224% 379 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 248 254 208 253 251 MB/s
Read 1,879
Write 1,212
Mixed 1,008
SusWrite 278
242% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 43.5
205% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 63.4
163% 335 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 746 670 511 130 154 MB/s
Read 1,669
Write 1,188
Mixed 651
SusWrite 458
220% 991 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 24.1
126% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 764
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 111
257% 533 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 341 390 379 371 397 MB/s
Read 1500
Write 32.7
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 317
99% 468 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 28.5
120% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 480
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 90.6
242% 497 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 161 114 144 186 109 MB/s
Read 1,418
Write 933
Mixed 830
SusWrite 153
184% 834 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 11.3
160% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 59.6
DQ Mixed 244
172% 228 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 89 142 244 166 248 MB/s
Read 1,280
Write 78.5
Mixed 226
SusWrite 164
94% 437 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 14.6
134% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 58.3
DQ Mixed 287
223% 322 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 395 419 439 347 274 MB/s
Read 652
Write 601
Mixed 501
SusWrite 367
119% 530 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 34.5
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 59.4
135% 275 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 92 101 65 235 408 MB/s
Read 1,407
Write 936
Mixed 290
SusWrite 187
155% 705 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 7.5
99% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 376
249% 304 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 95 94 281 284 198 MB/s
Read 1,022
Write 99.3
Mixed 101
SusWrite 174
75% 349 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 7.7
115% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 57.8
DQ Mixed 189
145% 206 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 128 56 273 108 281 MB/s
Read 671
Write 55.5
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 154
48% 226 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 0.2
37% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 8.7
144% 348 MB/s
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Typical 250GB SSD 250GB Builds (Compare 25,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $682

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