Average Bench: 97.3% (234th of 1040)

Based on 7,077 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-00000

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB averaged just 2.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB is 44%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 226MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 356MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 460 504
292 Write 415 481
264 Mixed 356 396
106 SusWrite 226 327
81.6% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 36.9 45.9
52 4K Write 84.9 115
29 4K Mixed 47.7 60.9
162% 56.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
272 DQ Read 355 384
136 DQ Write 304 346
158 DQ Mixed 317 358
241% 326 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 306 305 299 313 301 MB/s
Read 477
Write 460
Mixed 390
SusWrite 316
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.3
188% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 316 315 314 313 315 MB/s
Read 494
Write 458
Mixed 388
SusWrite 323
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 47.5
157% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 327
247% 332 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 277 309 312 312 312 MB/s
Read 408
Write 387
Mixed 335
SusWrite 299
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 60.2
157% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 356
267% 355 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 298 312 311 312 312 MB/s
Read 391
Write 362
Mixed 331
SusWrite 316
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 48.6
142% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 355
269% 362 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 286 294 274 279 277 MB/s
Read 412
Write 388
Mixed 348
SusWrite 282
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 37.3
119% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 334
253% 340 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 298 273 217 226 226 MB/s
Read 455
Write 405
Mixed 364
SusWrite 265
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 33.5
107% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 319
242% 326 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,128,534 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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