Average Bench: 92.4% (115th of 921)

Based on 1,075 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 7.5% 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 30MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 46.6%. 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 171MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 185MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,075 samples)
Min Avg Max
463 Read 489 509
407 Write 454 491
412 Mixed 477 503
106% 473 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 30 40.8
28.8 4K Write 67.2 99.6
15.2 4K Mixed 31.7 49.4
122% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 DQ Read 171 361
44.5 DQ Write 185 304
15.6 DQ Mixed 71.8 138
83.4% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 500
Mixed 502
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.5
187% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 151
169% 288 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 462
Mixed 481
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 43.3
147% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 111
130% 226 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 461
Mixed 491
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 42.3
135% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 120
122% 198 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 462
Write 450
Mixed 478
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 32.8
114% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 90.2
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 45.9
44% 69.5 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 477
Write 444
Mixed 467
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 28.6
92% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 74.8
DQ Mixed 47
47% 75.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,416,123 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 12,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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