Average Bench: 188% (20th of 853)

Based on 3,999 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV256

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 88.4% 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 1,758MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,071MB/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 228MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 299MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,999 samples)
Min Avg Max
749 Read 1,758 1,995
452 Write 868 1,224
610 Mixed 1,071 1,407
271% 1,232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 44.8 51.6
50.9 4K Write 113 171
22.3 4K Mixed 39.2 56
178% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.5 DQ Read 299 626
94.2 DQ Write 228 369
22.7 DQ Mixed 114 219
126% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 1,855
Write 1,087
Mixed 1,261
310% 1,401 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 60.3
256% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 692
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 255
243% 393 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,942
Write 696
Mixed 983
264% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 53.1
232% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 609
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 199
208% 353 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,933
Write 921
Mixed 1,289
304% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51
190% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 453
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 150
163% 279 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,893
Write 880
Mixed 1,289
298% 1,354 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 47.6
172% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 112
122% 211 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: 5L6QBXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,738
Write 794
Mixed 1,044
262% 1,192 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 26.5
152% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 26.4
55% 106 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,149
Write 260
Mixed 574
144% 661 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 50.7
145% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 152
115% 156 MB/s
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AmazonUS $139.9922 days ago.
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 143% - Outstanding Total price: $140

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