Average Bench: 39.5% (884th of 1012)

Based on 194 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZ7PA256HMDR-01000, SAMSUNG MZ7PA256HMDR-010H1, SAMSUNG MZ7PA256HMDR-010

Poor average bench

The Samsung MZ7PA256HMDR-01000 256GB averaged 60.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 35.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 11.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZ7PA256HMDR-01000 256GB is 31.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung MZ7PA256HMDR-01000 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 18.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 194 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.8 Read 216 250
90.7 Write 210 242
80.1 Mixed 184 243
60.1 SusWrite 181 233
44.5% 198 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.68 4K Read 11.6 16.5
12.8 4K Write 35.7 59.2
3.66 4K Mixed 11.8 19.9
51.6% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.18 DQ Read 87.7 125
34 DQ Write 64 76.1
6.5 DQ Mixed 18.2 29.3
29.2% 56.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 235 235 236 237 232 MB/s
Read 238
Write 232
Mixed 179
SusWrite 233
50% 220 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 19.7
79% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 60.5
DQ Mixed 25
36% 69.2 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 216 202 231 229 230 MB/s
Read 236
Write 220
Mixed 191
SusWrite 219
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 18.9
81% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 27.4
39% 74.2 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 233 237 239 239 239 MB/s
Read 243
Write 239
Mixed 197
SusWrite 237
52% 229 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 19.8
75% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 27.3
40% 75.3 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 226 226 230 233 234 MB/s
Read 236
Write 239
Mixed 197
SusWrite 228
51% 225 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 19.7
74% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 74.2
DQ Mixed 28.5
40% 74.7 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 214 221 231 234 216 MB/s
Read 240
Write 233
Mixed 175
SusWrite 219
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 18
68% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 71.3
DQ Mixed 25.2
38% 72.4 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM07H1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 201 204 205 208 205 MB/s
Read 213
Write 201
Mixed 179
SusWrite 200
45% 198 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 16.1
65% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 70.9
DQ Mixed 27.8
40% 74.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,238 SSDs tested.

Typical MZ7PA256HMDR-01000 256GB Builds (Compare 1,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 8760w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $241

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