Average Bench: 92.9% (84th of 885)

Based on 873 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 7.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 45.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 175MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 873 samples)
Min Avg Max
466 Read 490 510
393 Write 455 492
381 Mixed 479 504
106% 475 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 30.2 40.7
30 4K Write 67.3 94.6
15.2 4K Mixed 32 49.6
122% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 175 362
47.2 DQ Write 186 303
15.4 DQ Mixed 72.8 139
84.6% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 468
Mixed 496
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 49.3
163% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 144
147% 238 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 459
Write 467
Mixed 466
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 33.6
102% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 75
92% 165 MB/s
113GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 452
Mixed 489
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 32.5
112% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 48.2
50% 82.9 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 464
Write 386
Mixed 464
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 22.6
117% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 22
27% 46.3 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 473
Mixed 476
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 18.7
95% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 61.6
DQ Mixed 18.4
22% 35.9 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 447
Mixed 475
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 17.2
78% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.4
DQ Write 54.1
DQ Mixed 32.7
30% 45.1 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 462
Write 452
Mixed 478
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 18.2
79% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 44.1
DQ Mixed 17.2
18% 29.4 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 479
Write 451
Mixed 484
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 19.4
71% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 43.5
DQ Mixed 12
15% 25.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,614,239 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 10,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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