Average Bench: 88.2% (279th of 1003)

Based on 1,877 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 11.7% 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 290MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 56%. 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 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,877 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 419 495
268 Write 379 469
241 Mixed 334 392
110 SusWrite 252 327
77.7% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 30.2 43.3
34.7 4K Write 72.3 111
19.2 4K Mixed 40.8 58.2
136% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.5 DQ Read 326 383
92 DQ Write 284 343
56.4 DQ Mixed 290 355
222% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 232 222 225 224 221 MB/s
Read 478
Write 415
Mixed 294
SusWrite 228
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53.1
192% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 328
250% 337 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 159 161 155 154 152 MB/s
Read 497
Write 465
Mixed 379
SusWrite 177
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 47.2
156% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 342
260% 351 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 167 162 165 160 158 MB/s
Read 415
Write 344
Mixed 314
SusWrite 178
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 41.2
140% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 42.4
100% 204 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 309 307 309 311 310 MB/s
Read 344
Write 330
Mixed 297
SusWrite 311
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 20.8
92% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 349
264% 355 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 271 267 263 261 259 MB/s
Read 369
Write 346
Mixed 316
SusWrite 276
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 22.1
90% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 350
263% 352 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 83 72 68 61 MB/s
Read 400
Write 88
Mixed 134
SusWrite 88.2
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 26.2
92% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 154
138% 215 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,182,301 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 22,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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