Average Bench: 91.6% (173rd of 956)

Based on 1,357 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 8.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 101MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 46.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 258MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 479 509
332 Write 444 492
316 Mixed 456 502
131 SusWrite 258 324
92% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 30.4 41.3
31.1 4K Write 68.2 99.9
15.8 4K Mixed 32.6 50.1
124% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 DQ Read 183 379
54.3 DQ Write 194 330
15.8 DQ Mixed 101 346
100% 160 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 216 206 209 209 203 MB/s
Read 451
Write 417
Mixed 346
SusWrite 228
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 47
152% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 347
263% 354 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 293 308 306 304 301 MB/s
Read 459
Write 330
Mixed 325
SusWrite 304
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 39.2
127% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 353
266% 355 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 261 253 255 249 244 MB/s
Read 460
Write 427
Mixed 352
SusWrite 267
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 41.3
138% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 266
175% 198 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 160 140 117 107 108 MB/s
Read 445
Write 398
Mixed 351
SusWrite 158
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 45
151% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 73.7
DQ Mixed 45.6
37% 51.7 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 241 285 280 253 252 MB/s
Read 359
Write 280
Mixed 285
SusWrite 268
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 34.5
104% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 138
114% 165 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 234 211 190 186 236 MB/s
Read 280
Write 296
Mixed 254
SusWrite 221
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 20.5
83% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 219
192% 288 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 148 146 137 140 127 MB/s
Read 435
Write 305
Mixed 308
SusWrite 154
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 26.6
91% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 84.7
DQ Mixed 36.5
34% 49.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,961,641 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 15,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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