Average Bench: 187% (26th of 869)

Based on 4,711 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV256

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 87.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,767MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,067MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 98.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 231MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,711 samples)
Min Avg Max
758 Read 1,767 2,005
442 Write 852 1,220
570 Mixed 1,067 1,401
270% 1,229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 44.7 50.1
45.3 4K Write 112 167
20.5 4K Mixed 38.2 54.8
176% 65 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.9 DQ Read 291 590
86.1 DQ Write 231 372
19.8 DQ Mixed 107 217
122% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,827
Write 1,136
Mixed 1,306
315% 1,423 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 57.2
227% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.1
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 179
146% 196 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,970
Write 965
Mixed 1,327
313% 1,421 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.3
189% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 174
182% 300 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,935
Write 862
Mixed 1,190
292% 1,329 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 48.5
190% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 177
174% 281 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,904
Write 972
Mixed 1,186
298% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 29.1
169% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 30.4
69% 149 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,855
Write 657
Mixed 799
241% 1,104 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 42.1
194% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 29.8
107% 241 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,816
Write 811
Mixed 949
262% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 43.1
164% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 103
108% 182 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,851
Write 669
Mixed 932
252% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 29.6
159% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 27.2
86% 193 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 5L6QBXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,748
Write 590
Mixed 867
233% 1,068 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 22.9
163% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 44.5
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 149
100% 117 MB/s
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 Prices

AmazonUS $1406 months
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 142% - Outstanding Total price: $140

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