Average Bench: 99.7% (60th of 862)

Based on 2,178 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 0.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 44.7%. 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 153MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 259MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,178 samples)
Min Avg Max
951 Read 1,109 1,247
113 Write 259 303
199 Mixed 389 463
127% 586 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.79 4K Read 31.3 37.4
24.5 4K Write 78.9 113
5.63 4K Mixed 16.9 28.4
111% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 DQ Read 153 409
55.7 DQ Write 181 300
6.3 DQ Mixed 58.6 135
74.3% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,091
Write 304
Mixed 452
134% 616 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 27.2
126% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 109
124% 209 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,097
Write 298
Mixed 446
133% 614 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 27.1
121% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 112
130% 221 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,087
Write 286
Mixed 434
131% 602 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 26.1
116% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 107
127% 219 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,047
Write 297
Mixed 441
129% 595 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 15.5
143% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 7.81
51% 107 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 911
Write 302
Mixed 434
120% 549 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 27.6
142% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 18
28% 51.8 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,058
Write 123
Mixed 204
98% 462 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 19.3
92% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 98.7
118% 212 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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