Average Bench: 55.5% (814th of 1040)

Based on 44 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000L1
Poor: 41%Average: 55.5% Great: 70%

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Average average bench

The Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB averaged 44.4% 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 Read Speed 19.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 418MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 168MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 418 502
45.9 Write 169 244
71.7 Mixed 159 267
48.9 SusWrite 168 239
50.4% 228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.9 4K Read 19.8 28.1
17.5 4K Write 47.8 110
7.01 4K Mixed 14.7 24.1
74.2% 27.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.7 DQ Read 179 369
26 DQ Write 116 210
7.19 DQ Mixed 36.8 63.8
57.3% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 145 174 179 191 184 MB/s
Read 428
Write 117
Mixed 139
SusWrite 171
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 21.5
98% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 60
82% 156 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 162 165 151 156 137 MB/s
Read 401
Write 215
Mixed 159
SusWrite 161
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 20.9
87% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 63.8
83% 149 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 214 173 220 228 226 MB/s
Read 400
Write 212
Mixed 148
SusWrite 211
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 17.4
84% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 27.2
32% 52.1 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 43 39 42 43 55 MB/s
Read 395
Write 79.2
Mixed 109
SusWrite 48.9
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 19.8
80% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 60.7
DQ Mixed 63
80% 150 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 143 134 113 112 113 MB/s
Read 353
Write 154
Mixed 134
SusWrite 126
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 16.7
68% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 58.1
78% 146 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,372,316 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNTD256HAGL-000L1 256GB Builds (Compare 230 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20344

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