Average Bench: 175% (127th of 1069)

Based on 7,621 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZHPV256HDGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZHPV256HDGL-000L1

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 74.8% 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 445MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,337MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB is 111%. 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. 4K Random Write Speed 97.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
731 Read 1,337 1,562
418 Write 973 1,225
443 Mixed 681 861
236 SusWrite 784 1,192
211% 943 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 42.2 46
38.8 4K Write 97.9 141
23.2 4K Mixed 45.2 57.9
174% 61.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
338 DQ Read 608 701
126 DQ Write 323 395
164 DQ Mixed 445 534
336% 459 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
144GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1240 1035 1131 1229 1227 1230 MB/s
Read 1492
Write 1,208
Mixed 683
SusWrite 1,182
256% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 52.2
187% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 509
376% 500 MB/s
199GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1121 1175 1109 1165 1169 1172 MB/s
Read 1,518
Write 1,179
Mixed 734
SusWrite 1,152
256% 1,146 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51
181% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 698
DQ Write 389
DQ Mixed 443
357% 510 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 854 765 756 785 756 712 MB/s
Read 1,556
Write 1,091
Mixed 796
SusWrite 771
235% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 50.6
183% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 508
382% 520 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 428 390 399 377 405 MB/s
Read 1,351
Write 679
Mixed 613
SusWrite 402
168% 761 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 45.1
161% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 695
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 405
316% 448 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 293 271 273 260 261 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 492
Mixed 623
SusWrite 276
152% 692 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 31.6
145% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 428
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 183
162% 251 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 591 529 597 575 567 MB/s
Read 935
Write 943
Mixed 549
SusWrite 568
168% 749 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 35.6
105% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 474
349% 467 MB/s
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Typical SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 369 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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