Average Bench: 101% (58th of 859)

Based on 2,012 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 1.2% higher 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 1,134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.1MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 152MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 266MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,012 samples)
Min Avg Max
978 Read 1,134 1,255
127 Write 266 302
218 Mixed 397 463
129% 599 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.48 4K Read 32.1 37.2
24.7 4K Write 78.3 110
5.57 4K Mixed 16.9 28.2
112% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 DQ Read 152 413
54.3 DQ Write 178 300
6.14 DQ Mixed 58.5 135
73.6% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,057
Write 298
Mixed 442
130% 599 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 14.2
134% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 124
145% 250 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,093
Write 289
Mixed 435
131% 606 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 20.2
139% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 17.7
58% 117 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,181
Write 243
Mixed 349
127% 591 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 19.9
115% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 15.7
48% 96.3 MB/s
137GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 999
Write 238
Mixed 363
115% 533 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 24.3
141% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 10.4
27% 55.3 MB/s
18GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,093
Write 126
Mixed 169
98% 463 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 17.8
118% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 64.4
86% 158 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,018
Write 297
Mixed 445
128% 587 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 19.8
101% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 10.2
26% 52.3 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 934
Write 260
Mixed 396
115% 530 MB/s
4K Read 6.99
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 11.5
69% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 122
130% 216 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 953
Write 288
Mixed 385
118% 542 MB/s
4K Read 6.97
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 5.5
23% 7.49 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 5.07
75% 176 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 895
Write 117
Mixed 198
86% 403 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 8.2
47% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 80
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 7.8
32% 69.4 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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