Average Bench: 90.3% (265th of 1011)

Based on 2,177 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 9.6% 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 55.5%. 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 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,177 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 429 499
288 Write 390 478
253 Mixed 339 398
114 SusWrite 252 328
79.1% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 31.9 44.7
34 4K Write 74.7 112
20.3 4K Mixed 42.1 59.1
142% 49.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
53.1 DQ Read 326 383
95.5 DQ Write 286 344
95.5 DQ Mixed 294 356
224% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 319 319 325 323 321 MB/s
Read 496
Write 442
Mixed 399
SusWrite 330
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 56.1
187% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 199
150% 201 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 301 289 284 280 280 MB/s
Read 432
Write 404
Mixed 351
SusWrite 296
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 46.3
154% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 235
212% 323 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 266 259 252 247 245 MB/s
Read 431
Write 414
Mixed 342
SusWrite 265
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 48.3
159% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 51.2
122% 255 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 259 244 244 242 249 MB/s
Read 357
Write 316
Mixed 294
SusWrite 258
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 37.2
120% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 174
132% 178 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 199 199 181 172 163 MB/s
Read 379
Write 356
Mixed 322
SusWrite 198
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 26.1
98% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 340
256% 344 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 291 300 283 294 298 MB/s
Read 359
Write 283
Mixed 227
SusWrite 292
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 19.6
70% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 211
181% 267 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,049 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 26,719 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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