Average Bench: 89.8% (318th of 1058)

Based on 4,376 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB averaged just 10.1% 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 300MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB is 55%. 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 249MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,376 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 423 500
247 Write 383 475
245 Mixed 338 399
101 SusWrite 249 328
78.1% 348 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 31.7 44.8
35.6 4K Write 73.5 112
21.4 4K Mixed 42 59.7
141% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
155 DQ Read 336 383
114 DQ Write 289 342
138 DQ Mixed 300 354
228% 308 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 287 298 304 276 287 MB/s
Read 467
Write 437
Mixed 379
SusWrite 296
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 47.4
157% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 344
261% 351 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 325 325 324 324 323 MB/s
Read 480
Write 435
Mixed 397
SusWrite 333
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 50.9
169% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 203
153% 204 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 324 324 324 325 324 MB/s
Read 492
Write 426
Mixed 392
SusWrite 333
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 48.5
163% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 203
153% 206 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 185 182 188 173 172 MB/s
Read 441
Write 427
Mixed 347
SusWrite 195
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 48.2
161% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 348
264% 355 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 268 300 303 313 314 MB/s
Read 394
Write 343
Mixed 326
SusWrite 299
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 32
108% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 315
236% 316 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 150 151 149 148 145 MB/s
Read 385
Write 348
Mixed 314
SusWrite 171
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 33.7
117% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 349
264% 354 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 247 294 295 302 303 MB/s
Read 335
Write 325
Mixed 292
SusWrite 290
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 18.3
74% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 341
258% 347 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 181 172 173 168 181 MB/s
Read 396
Write 222
Mixed 298
SusWrite 180
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 24.6
87% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 142
107% 144 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,176 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 18,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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