Average Bench: 102% (53rd of 853)

Based on 1,807 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 2.0% 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 1,157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 45.1%. 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 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 268MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,807 samples)
Min Avg Max
988 Read 1,157 1,258
128 Write 268 302
216 Mixed 402 464
132% 609 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.84 4K Read 31.9 37.1
24.8 4K Write 77.6 108
5.08 4K Mixed 16.4 28.1
110% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 DQ Read 156 422
55.9 DQ Write 181 301
5.98 DQ Mixed 57.5 135
74.1% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 994
Write 290
Mixed 414
123% 566 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 27.8
151% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 434
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 133
157% 276 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,146
Write 303
Mixed 448
137% 632 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 15
119% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 13.6
22% 40.4 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,049
Write 299
Mixed 445
130% 598 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 11.9
124% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 128
82% 92.3 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 951
Write 280
Mixed 377
116% 536 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 18.3
128% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 17.8
47% 92.9 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,082
Write 295
Mixed 428
131% 602 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 8.4
114% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 97.2
DQ Mixed 9.08
23% 47.2 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,081
Write 113
Mixed 219
100% 471 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 12.1
118% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 15.8
27% 49.6 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 979
Write 284
Mixed 410
121% 558 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 5.42
40% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 10.2
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 6.56
42% 89.1 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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