Average Bench: 98.3% (213th of 1016)

Based on 6,179 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-00000

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB averaged just 1.6% 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 316MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB is 47%. 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 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 355MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,179 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 460 503
284 Write 414 479
246 Mixed 355 396
102 SusWrite 234 326
82% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 36.7 46.3
49.6 4K Write 86.8 117
25.7 4K Mixed 48.4 61.4
164% 57.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
276 DQ Read 354 384
187 DQ Write 309 344
162 DQ Mixed 316 356
241% 326 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 307 319 317 318 313 MB/s
Read 488
Write 436
Mixed 367
SusWrite 326
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 63.2
216% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 350
264% 352 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 318 321 322 321 303 MB/s
Read 493
Write 404
Mixed 374
SusWrite 324
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62
213% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 347
262% 351 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 299 307 310 312 312 MB/s
Read 488
Write 444
Mixed 360
SusWrite 312
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 58.3
180% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 340
258% 346 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 242 242 239 235 231 MB/s
Read 507
Write 481
Mixed 404
SusWrite 257
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 55.9
195% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 284
215% 288 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 299 298 305 304 307 MB/s
Read 454
Write 422
Mixed 363
SusWrite 307
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 52.2
174% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 325
248% 335 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 272 253 242 239 220 MB/s
Read 492
Write 457
Mixed 386
SusWrite 263
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 45.2
148% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 327
246% 331 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 225 220 215 212 211 MB/s
Read 490
Write 423
Mixed 374
SusWrite 232
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 45.6
150% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 323
244% 327 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2100Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 314 313 317 315 319 MB/s
Read 485
Write 313
Mixed 237
SusWrite 315
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 33.5
118% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 227
196% 292 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 1,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179C

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