Average Bench: 187% (23rd of 859)

Based on 4,273 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 1,755MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,063MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 100%. 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 227MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 315MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,273 samples)
Min Avg Max
754 Read 1,755 1,992
444 Write 848 1,211
637 Mixed 1,063 1,397
269% 1,222 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 42.7 52.4
50.5 4K Write 114 184
22.2 4K Mixed 39.9 57
176% 65.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.5 DQ Read 315 728
98.4 DQ Write 227 363
22.4 DQ Mixed 116 225
128% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,947
Write 1,020
Mixed 1,176
304% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47.3
186% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 192
194% 316 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,715
Write 1,117
Mixed 1,315
306% 1,382 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 42
120% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 512
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 25
132% 305 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,841
Write 935
Mixed 1249
296% 1,342 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 30.2
185% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 30.8
72% 140 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,846
Write 675
Mixed 864
246% 1,128 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 40.8
177% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 155
152% 244 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: 300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,547
Write 1,096
Mixed 1,312
293% 1,318 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 24.4
76% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 63.7
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 25.3
27% 45.8 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: 2H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,201
Write 996
Mixed 1,167
250% 1,121 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 11.7
4K Mixed 44.9
88% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 408
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 88.2
113% 210 MB/s
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AmazonUS $139.992 months ago.
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 142% - Outstanding Total price: $140

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