Average Bench: 92.2% (125th of 929)

Based on 1,231 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 7.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 181MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,231 samples)
Min Avg Max
464 Read 490 510
409 Write 455 492
399 Mixed 478 504
106% 474 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 30.3 41.5
29.2 4K Write 67.7 99.8
15.3 4K Mixed 31.4 49.5
122% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 162 358
46.9 DQ Write 181 303
15.6 DQ Mixed 70.6 137
81% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 503
Write 464
Mixed 491
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 49.4
166% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 134
156% 269 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 478
Mixed 486
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 25.7
124% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 24.9
58% 113 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 488
Write 455
Mixed 480
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 25.3
131% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 24.4
29% 47.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,176,988 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 13,959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 45%
Workstation 25%

System: HP Pavilion Notebook


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