Average Bench: 85.4% (334th of 1011)

Based on 3,229 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZFLV256

Very good average bench

The Samsung MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged just 14.5% 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 597MB/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 189MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,229 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 578 842
97.3 Write 238 305
126 Mixed 226 297
67.1 SusWrite 189 294
67.8% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 26.8 37.5
30.6 4K Write 77.6 119
11.6 4K Mixed 23.1 33.4
111% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 597 935
88.6 DQ Write 212 301
76 DQ Mixed 302 406
250% 370 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 26 31 32 32 31 MB/s
Read 3,785
Write 32.4
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 29.6
203% 978 MB/s
4K Read 476
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 4.6
728% 161 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 216 220 218 219 219 MB/s
Read 563
Write 289
Mixed 276
SusWrite 221
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 36.7
162% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 901
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 382
337% 522 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 297 299 297 297 297 MB/s
Read 817
Write 302
Mixed 312
SusWrite 298
95% 432 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 29.3
128% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 589
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 415
316% 435 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 203 200 202 199 200 MB/s
Read 637
Write 307
Mixed 278
SusWrite 206
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 20.9
129% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 939
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 336
319% 519 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 295 297 297 294 296 MB/s
Read 588
Write 301
Mixed 273
SusWrite 296
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 18
111% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 359
314% 481 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 265 274 270 264 259 MB/s
Read 492
Write 293
Mixed 263
SusWrite 268
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 17.4
69% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 367
322% 500 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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