Average Bench: 204% (83rd of 1059)

Based on 6,137 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 512GB averaged 104.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 848MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 752MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 512GB is 87.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 743MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,137 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,003 Read 1,480 1,665
935 Write 1,396 1,566
885 Mixed 1,328 1,503
423 SusWrite 743 889
278% 1,237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 43.3 53.4
66.7 4K Write 113 146
40.8 4K Mixed 59.8 75.2
202% 72.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
536 DQ Read 912 1,046
278 DQ Write 752 1,026
418 DQ Mixed 848 1,079
631% 837 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L2QFXM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1528 1562 1237 350 242 399 MB/s
Read 1,650
Write 1529
Mixed 1,504
SusWrite 886
313% 1,392 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 67.3
212% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,043
DQ Write 772
DQ Mixed 919
684% 911 MB/s
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L2QFXM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1331 1354 1230 562 371 203 MB/s
Read 1,415
Write 1,440
Mixed 1,322
SusWrite 842
282% 1,254 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 64.8
214% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,023
DQ Write 1,026
DQ Mixed 1,077
795% 1,042 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L2QFXM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1506 1531 1216 367 384 244 MB/s
Read 1,475
Write 1,449
Mixed 1,344
SusWrite 875
289% 1,286 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.9
208% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 981
DQ Mixed 971
728% 966 MB/s
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L2QFXM7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1417 1626 1234 324 319 183 MB/s
Read 1,422
Write 1,398
Mixed 1,255
SusWrite 850
277% 1,231 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57.8
196% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 996
DQ Mixed 1,103
801% 1,036 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,026,067 SSDs tested.

Typical MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 82K2

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