Average Bench: 89.2% (278th of 1011)

Based on 1,986 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 10.7% 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 291MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 55.4%. 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 253MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,986 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 424 498
264 Write 383 471
240 Mixed 335 397
110 SusWrite 253 328
78.3% 349 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 30.9 44.3
34.1 4K Write 73.6 111
19.3 4K Mixed 41.4 58.7
139% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45 DQ Read 327 383
90.8 DQ Write 284 343
71.5 DQ Mixed 291 356
222% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 312 310 283 245 236 MB/s
Read 459
Write 438
Mixed 360
SusWrite 294
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56.3
192% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 351
265% 355 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 319 317 314 313 315 MB/s
Read 373
Write 363
Mixed 323
SusWrite 312
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 52.4
173% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 236
179% 241 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 310 309 316 316 312 MB/s
Read 395
Write 374
Mixed 320
SusWrite 317
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 41.7
143% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 333
247% 327 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 292 268 240 198 163 MB/s
Read 377
Write 370
Mixed 329
SusWrite 250
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 30.5
105% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 344
260% 350 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 125 119 127 135 136 MB/s
Read 362
Write 275
Mixed 303
SusWrite 136
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 34.9
111% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 276
216% 300 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 55 55 57 57 55 MB/s
Read 376
Write 204
Mixed 236
SusWrite 73
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 21.7
62% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 292
231% 322 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,938,234 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 24,292 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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