Average Bench: 88.7% (300th of 1026)

Based on 2,803 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 11.2% 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 297MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 56.5%. 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 242MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 336MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,803 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 419 494
282 Write 386 472
266 Mixed 336 391
112 SusWrite 242 325
77.6% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 31.3 44.4
33.4 4K Write 72.7 113
21.2 4K Mixed 41.7 59.5
139% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 329 383
126 DQ Write 288 341
137 DQ Mixed 297 354
226% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 317 312 305 311 301 MB/s
Read 505
Write 486
Mixed 391
SusWrite 315
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 62.5
212% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 302 295 282 276 272 MB/s
Read 483
Write 462
Mixed 381
SusWrite 291
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 55.7
186% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 344
261% 352 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 296 310 305 312 303 MB/s
Read 499
Write 466
Mixed 370
SusWrite 314
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 49.9
173% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 347
262% 352 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 277 313 302 283 236 MB/s
Read 420
Write 379
Mixed 332
SusWrite 287
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 45.2
145% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 359
269% 358 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 261 252 248 260 263 MB/s
Read 437
Write 308
Mixed 310
SusWrite 266
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 30.6
107% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 342
259% 348 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 96 105 93 92 94 MB/s
Read 388
Write 291
Mixed 307
SusWrite 112
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 41.2
111% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 332
257% 351 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 156 150 137 148 150 MB/s
Read 417
Write 378
Mixed 323
SusWrite 173
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 25.3
86% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 350
266% 357 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 265 218 193 175 162 MB/s
Read 305
Write 313
Mixed 323
SusWrite 213
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 33.5
110% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 139
105% 141 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,652,522 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 33,627 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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