Average Bench: 85.7% (330th of 1011)

Based on 3,330 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 14.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 598MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 61.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 190MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 580 838
96.5 Write 238 305
124 Mixed 226 298
67.2 SusWrite 190 294
67.9% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 27.4 37.6
30.3 4K Write 77.5 120
11.6 4K Mixed 23 33.4
112% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
83.2 DQ Read 598 938
89.2 DQ Write 211 301
77.7 DQ Mixed 302 407
250% 370 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 218 213 195 190 186 MB/s
Read 530
Write 279
Mixed 204
SusWrite 207
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 24.3
121% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 657
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 375
293% 416 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 289 293 293 297 272 MB/s
Read 450
Write 271
Mixed 214
SusWrite 287
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 21.1
101% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 295
242% 357 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 288 286 290 289 290 MB/s
Read 512
Write 294
Mixed 242
SusWrite 288
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 18.2
82% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 619
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 372
294% 418 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 175 171 183 184 190 MB/s
Read 463
Write 226
Mixed 208
SusWrite 182
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 15.5
77% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 622
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 341
271% 389 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 109 105 106 100 104 MB/s
Read 551
Write 104
Mixed 182
SusWrite 106
51% 236 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 17.1
80% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 538
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 244
204% 307 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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