Average Bench: 174% (118th of 1058)

Based on 8,466 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZHPV256HDGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZHPV256HDGL-000L1

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 73.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 449MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,326MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB is 110%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 323MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 684MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,466 samples)
Min Avg Max
709 Read 1,326 1,555
394 Write 970 1,218
410 Mixed 684 869
249 SusWrite 768 1,191
209% 937 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 4K Read 40.9 45.4
45.4 4K Write 100 141
25.6 4K Mixed 46.5 57.9
175% 62.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
318 DQ Read 603 700
138 DQ Write 323 394
215 DQ Mixed 449 532
337% 458 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1145 1166 1151 1014 1170 1152 MB/s
Read 1,456
Write 1176
Mixed 733
SusWrite 1133
252% 1,124 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 44.7
182% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 389
DQ Mixed 505
386% 530 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 1222 1221 1220 1041 1202 MB/s
Read 1,434
Write 1,215
Mixed 825
SusWrite 1,188
262% 1,166 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 42.4
151% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 530
399% 541 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1156 1154 1047 1057 1135 1156 MB/s
Read 1,379
Write 1,178
Mixed 784
SusWrite 1,117
250% 1,115 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 44.5
176% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 514
374% 491 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 984 746 640 671 659 628 MB/s
Read 1,534
Write 1,178
Mixed 788
SusWrite 721
235% 1,055 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 56
200% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 379
DQ Mixed 532
398% 537 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW25L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 852 814 684 658 689 MB/s
Read 1,251
Write 825
Mixed 598
SusWrite 763
192% 859 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 49
172% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 497
355% 459 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW25L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 814 776 799 753 776 714 MB/s
Read 1,323
Write 998
Mixed 664
SusWrite 772
210% 939 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 23.2
96% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 496
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 142
140% 236 MB/s
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Typical SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus G751JY

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $223

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