Average Bench: 158% (132nd of 1058)

Based on 3,375 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar 250GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB averaged 58.4% 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 1,474MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 185MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar 250GB SSD 250GB is 119%. 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 431MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 3,375 samples)
Min Avg Max
693 Read 1,474 1,868
77 Write 805 1,195
78.6 Mixed 645 1,012
127 SusWrite 431 945
185% 839 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.6 4K Read 47.6 57.6
33 4K Write 122 191
9.07 4K Mixed 32.8 47.2
178% 67.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
176 DQ Read 407 776
55 DQ Write 524 901
49.3 DQ Mixed 185 537
218% 372 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1163 1185 1198 1045 294 295 MB/s
Read 1,827
Write 1,186
Mixed 849
SusWrite 863
263% 1,181 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 45.3
239% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 833
DQ Mixed 63.1
178% 360 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 1033 1124 618 296 297 MB/s
Read 1,687
Write 1,033
Mixed 914
SusWrite 692
240% 1,082 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 36.4
171% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 665
DQ Mixed 63.1
168% 342 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 331 322 381 318 298 MB/s
Read 1,713
Write 485
Mixed 1,055
SusWrite 343
198% 899 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 32.8
228% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 398
297% 415 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 154 141 136 125 171 MB/s
Read 1,411
Write 950
Mixed 840
SusWrite 178
187% 845 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 241
4K Mixed 37.2
255% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 370
363% 559 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 588 417 182 155 145 MB/s
Read 1,630
Write 1,153
Mixed 287
SusWrite 317
186% 847 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 37.4
147% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 758
DQ Write 976
DQ Mixed 329
398% 688 MB/s
3,375 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical 250GB SSD 250GB Builds (Compare 29,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $702

Popular 250GB SSD 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.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - 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.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 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

1058 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 i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $315Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback