Average Bench: 146% (160th of 1072)

Based on 356 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2 256GB averaged 46.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 489MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 624MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2 256GB is 165%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 356 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 934 1,431
252 Write 781 1210
250 Mixed 716 1,106
222 SusWrite 671 980
174% 775 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 39.2 63.3
17.4 4K Write 65.4 132
12.8 4K Mixed 45.2 77.1
152% 50 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 624 994
93.1 DQ Write 327 881
176 DQ Mixed 489 819
360% 480 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7L1QHXC7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1168 1187 1180 291 160 128 MB/s
Read 1,488
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,148
SusWrite 686
254% 1,135 MB/s
4K Read 75
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 95.6
327% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 821
654% 914 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7L1QHXC7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 734 920 881 1044 1079 981 MB/s
Read 1,394
Write 1,176
Mixed 1,087
SusWrite 940
258% 1,149 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 77.2
247% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 586
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 357
275% 386 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7L1QHXC7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 533 609 701 795 823 835 MB/s
Read 888
Write 796
Mixed 704
SusWrite 716
174% 776 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 39.5
100% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 351
255% 341 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7L1QHXC7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 511 637 389 207 196 MB/s
Read 844
Write 1,017
Mixed 714
SusWrite 420
168% 749 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 36.9
141% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 186
142% 193 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7L1QHXC7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 563 483 672 662 721 602 MB/s
Read 970
Write 860
Mixed 806
SusWrite 617
183% 813 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 23.6
79% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 30.1
54% 107 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,867 SSDs tested

Typical MZAL4256HBJD-00BL2 256GB Builds (Compare 256 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 82TS

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