Average Bench: 97.7% (64th of 873)

Based on 2,312 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 2.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,069MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 257MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,312 samples)
Min Avg Max
921 Read 1,069 1,219
117 Write 257 303
196 Mixed 382 460
123% 569 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 29.1 37.3
24.8 4K Write 80.8 118
5.85 4K Mixed 17.4 28.8
109% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 DQ Read 156 409
56.2 DQ Write 182 300
6.4 DQ Mixed 61.3 135
76.1% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,011
Write 287
Mixed 408
124% 569 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 12.4
122% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 126
142% 244 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,120
Write 306
Mixed 460
136% 629 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 22.2
108% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 14.7
55% 119 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,039
Write 162
Mixed 291
107% 497 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 8.98
74% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 82.6
62% 78.2 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 841
Write 64.9
Mixed 151
75% 352 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 5.94
30% 12.8 MB/s
DQ Read 52.7
DQ Write 37.5
DQ Mixed 20
22% 36.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,201,970 SSDs tested.

Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 48%
Workstation 18%

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4


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