Average Bench: 94.5% (255th of 1040)

Based on 405 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZNLN256HMHQ-000

Excellent average bench

The Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000 256GB averaged just 5.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000 256GB is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 405 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 448 511
272 Write 409 489
253 Mixed 387 501
116 SusWrite 254 327
84.1% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 33.4 44
37.4 4K Write 76.3 107
21.9 4K Mixed 39.9 57.5
142% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.7 DQ Read 293 383
90.9 DQ Write 276 345
25.5 DQ Mixed 225 356
185% 265 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21K0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 140 143 142 141 141 MB/s
Read 476
Write 427
Mixed 372
SusWrite 162
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 58.9
192% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 353
267% 357 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV22K0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 139 129 131 128 118 MB/s
Read 482
Write 454
Mixed 369
SusWrite 157
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 48.2
162% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 350
264% 354 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV22K0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 307 307 305 306 305 MB/s
Read 462
Write 423
Mixed 349
SusWrite 317
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 38.1
130% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 344
261% 352 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21K0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 138 134 134 126 126 MB/s
Read 486
Write 453
Mixed 372
SusWrite 155
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 46.9
158% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 350
264% 355 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV22K0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 152 145 141 138 147 MB/s
Read 440
Write 416
Mixed 346
SusWrite 170
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 46.1
154% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 342
259% 348 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 273 259 251 244 239 MB/s
Read 417
Write 394
Mixed 349
SusWrite 270
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 40
127% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 351
266% 358 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 105 75 70 67 68 MB/s
Read 385
Write 365
Mixed 348
SusWrite 101
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 22.9
90% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 135
107% 148 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 197 165 181 165 193 MB/s
Read 287
Write 175
Mixed 217
SusWrite 178
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 8.2
41% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 106
82% 111 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,557,063 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNLN256HMHQ-000 256GB Builds (Compare 48 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung Galaxy Book 12

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