Average Bench: 55.4% (787th of 1016)

Based on 37 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000L1

Average average bench

The Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB averaged 44.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 426MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB is 28.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 171MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 37 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 426 502
45.9 Write 171 244
71.7 Mixed 164 267
95.2 SusWrite 176 239
51.7% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 4K Read 19.9 28.1
17.5 4K Write 47.7 110
7.01 4K Mixed 14 24.1
73.3% 27.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 DQ Read 166 369
26 DQ Write 115 208
7.19 DQ Mixed 33.3 62.6
53.9% 105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 170 151 104 81 83 MB/s
Read 419
Write 132
Mixed 140
SusWrite 123
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 22.1
97% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 61.4
64% 106 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 174 205 215 195 193 MB/s
Read 331
Write 106
Mixed 113
SusWrite 190
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 18.4
71% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 53.7
52% 82 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 95 120 126 126 115 MB/s
Read 389
Write 138
Mixed 144
SusWrite 116
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 26.6
4K Mixed 16.7
59% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 52.7
69% 127 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,411,687 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB Builds (Compare 614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation 19%

System: Lenovo 20344


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