Average Bench: 90.7% (271st of 1016)

Based on 2,478 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 9.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 295MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 52.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 252MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,478 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 429 499
283 Write 392 476
272 Mixed 340 397
116 SusWrite 252 329
79.3% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 32.4 44.4
34.7 4K Write 74.4 112
21 4K Mixed 42.5 58.8
143% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 326 383
120 DQ Write 286 344
130 DQ Mixed 295 355
224% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 277 278 276 276 278 MB/s
Read 468
Write 435
Mixed 380
SusWrite 290
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.5
191% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 349
264% 354 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 314 315 316 314 311 MB/s
Read 477
Write 439
Mixed 349
SusWrite 325
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 50
175% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 285 287 282 278 275 MB/s
Read 450
Write 426
Mixed 369
SusWrite 296
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 49
166% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 344
261% 352 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 114 123 106 114 115 MB/s
Read 460
Write 420
Mixed 364
SusWrite 143
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 48.2
163% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 28,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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