Average Bench: 278% (38th of 1071)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00 256GB averaged 177.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 892MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,453MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00 256GB is 146%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 726MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 63.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,860 Read 2,453 2,994
489 Write 1,600 2,540
761 Mixed 1,556 2329
449 SusWrite 726 1,025
352% 1,584 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.6 4K Read 63.5 82.7
126 4K Write 184 220
50.5 4K Mixed 84.8 115
302% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
957 DQ Read 1,120 1,288
487 DQ Write 764 1,090
650 DQ Mixed 892 1,189
679% 925 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2376 2215 389 388 392 387 MB/s
Read 2,969
Write 2,449
Mixed 2,265
SusWrite 1,025
486% 2,177 MB/s
4K Read 82.2
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 115
381% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,288
DQ Write 980
DQ Mixed 1,107
835% 1,125 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXA7601Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1930 2257 395 394 366 353 MB/s
Read 2,994
Write 2,540
Mixed 2329
SusWrite 949
492% 2,203 MB/s
4K Read 82.7
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 112
372% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,258
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,189
887% 1,179 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXA7601Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2048 461 459 462 458 461 MB/s
Read 2,123
Write 2092
Mixed 1,684
SusWrite 725
371% 1,656 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 75.3
244% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,143
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,086
808% 1,072 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 456 449 447 438 432 MB/s
Read 2,145
Write 489
Mixed 800
SusWrite 449
212% 971 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 64
260% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 957
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 656
505% 700 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 539 526 519 527 519 503 MB/s
Read 1,860
Write 561
Mixed 761
SusWrite 522
203% 926 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 50.5
210% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 650
520% 740 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVL2256HCHQ-00B00 256GB Builds (Compare 6,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 235%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 277%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z690-A GAMING WIFI D4 - $309

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,614

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