Average Bench: 86.5% (301st of 1003)

Based on 3,015 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 13.4% 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 306MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 593MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 62.6%. 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 193MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 590 856
111 Write 241 305
131 Mixed 228 296
70.3 SusWrite 193 294
68.9% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 27.6 37.6
31.9 4K Write 77.2 119
12.4 4K Mixed 23.3 33.4
113% 42.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
193 DQ Read 593 934
93.4 DQ Write 214 301
107 DQ Mixed 306 406
252% 371 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 290 292 289 292 292 MB/s
Read 662
Write 295
Mixed 271
SusWrite 291
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 33.4
162% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 393
345% 532 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 278 291 290 286 289 MB/s
Read 634
Write 300
Mixed 298
SusWrite 286
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 26.5
147% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 373
335% 525 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 275 256 248 245 238 MB/s
Read 889
Write 298
Mixed 295
SusWrite 252
95% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 25.2
115% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 345
293% 439 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 114 117 117 108 116 MB/s
Read 592
Write 251
Mixed 253
SusWrite 121
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 20.4
120% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 927
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 352
319% 506 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 260 245 233 210 197 MB/s
Read 450
Write 285
Mixed 202
SusWrite 237
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 28.7
122% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 364
268% 360 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 288 291 291 291 290 MB/s
Read 488
Write 292
Mixed 202
SusWrite 289
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 25.1
97% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 326
222% 276 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 151 145 151 159 156 MB/s
Read 442
Write 182
Mixed 181
SusWrite 156
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 24.3
84% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 255
185% 246 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 110 77 56 51 54 MB/s
Read 422
Write 150
Mixed 174
SusWrite 83.7
45% 207 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 22.8
83% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 250
184% 246 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,976,998 SSDs tested.

Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
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System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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