Average Bench: 96% (115th of 927)

Based on 2,627 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 4.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,066MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 46.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 251MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
899 Read 1,066 1,209
105 Write 251 303
167 Mixed 373 456
122% 563 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.93 4K Read 30.9 37.3
11.9 4K Write 75.5 117
5.57 4K Mixed 16.7 27.9
108% 41 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 DQ Read 139 392
57.6 DQ Write 161 298
6.3 DQ Mixed 55.4 132
67.9% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,216
Write 299
Mixed 453
142% 656 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 30.9
147% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 112
112% 181 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,041
Write 300
Mixed 450
130% 597 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 26.8
130% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 85.1
87% 143 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,050
Write 303
Mixed 454
131% 603 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 15.6
126% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 14.4
62% 139 MB/s
183GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,033
Write 300
Mixed 451
129% 595 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 15.1
137% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 14.5
28% 52.6 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,027
Write 296
Mixed 433
127% 585 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 15.2
122% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 12.2
24% 45.7 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,094
Write 271
Mixed 360
124% 575 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 16.8
105% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 67.3
DQ Mixed 12.9
20% 37.7 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,106
Write 297
Mixed 462
135% 622 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 18.2
63% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 86
74% 107 MB/s
153GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,005
Write 303
Mixed 408
124% 572 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 7.91
60% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 9.65
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 6.69
32% 66.2 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,045 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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