Average Bench: 92.9% (283rd of 1058)

Based on 326 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7 256GB averaged just 7.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 246MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7 256GB is 50.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 268MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 374MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 326 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 447 505
288 Write 407 486
266 Mixed 374 500
131 SusWrite 268 327
84% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 32.4 43.4
34.7 4K Write 73.9 120
19.4 4K Mixed 39.8 60.3
139% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.4 DQ Read 300 384
81.2 DQ Write 273 344
24.1 DQ Mixed 246 356
195% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 317 319 320 315 319 MB/s
Read 448
Write 398
Mixed 374
SusWrite 327
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 50.8
170% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 330
249% 334 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 317 318 320 321 320 MB/s
Read 468
Write 397
Mixed 374
SusWrite 329
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 50.1
166% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 331
250% 335 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 317 318 320 320 310 MB/s
Read 450
Write 415
Mixed 377
SusWrite 327
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 49
165% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 330
249% 335 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 260 311 308 315 320 MB/s
Read 392
Write 361
Mixed 336
SusWrite 303
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 46.2
153% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 286
224% 312 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 286 296 268 298 294 MB/s
Read 427
Write 403
Mixed 343
SusWrite 293
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 40.2
130% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 333
247% 326 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 124 135 149 157 149 MB/s
Read 414
Write 369
Mixed 336
SusWrite 150
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 30.1
104% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 89.8
DQ Mixed 121
92% 125 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,240,569 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000H7 256GB Builds (Compare 295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: HP ZBook Studio G4

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