Average Bench: 88.9% (298th of 1026)

Based on 3,682 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 11.0% 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 308MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 644MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 65.3%. 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 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,682 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 594 873
95 Write 235 305
124 Mixed 224 300
67.4 SusWrite 190 295
68.5% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 30.2 38
27.4 4K Write 79.6 126
11.8 4K Mixed 23.2 33.5
118% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 644 944
88.8 DQ Write 214 303
107 DQ Mixed 308 411
259% 389 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 287 290 294 280 235 MB/s
Read 549
Write 295
Mixed 268
SusWrite 278
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 28.8
140% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 398
335% 501 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 177 176 169 163 163 MB/s
Read 595
Write 208
Mixed 223
SusWrite 172
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 24.5
144% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 904
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 346
313% 495 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 118 122 118 116 166 MB/s
Read 682
Write 107
Mixed 190
SusWrite 127
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 22.5
78% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 554
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 270
221% 326 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 279 273 274 269 243 MB/s
Read 454
Write 300
Mixed 212
SusWrite 271
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 12.8
65% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 389
293% 402 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 280 273 286 205 233 MB/s
Read 502
Write 218
Mixed 191
SusWrite 252
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 23.8
4K Mixed 21.2
82% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 56.7
DQ Mixed 132
125% 206 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 221 219 222 200 218 MB/s
Read 386
Write 252
Mixed 209
SusWrite 216
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 15.6
59% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 526
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 320
242% 336 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 203 179 170 175 159 MB/s
Read 424
Write 260
Mixed 195
SusWrite 185
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 16.9
69% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 46
DQ Mixed 72.3
78% 137 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 44 46 48 40 47 MB/s
Read 290
Write 53.5
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 45.9
26% 121 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 11.9
58% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 110
83% 114 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,431,502 SSDs tested.

Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 10,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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