Average Bench: 85.8% (328th of 1011)

Based on 3,083 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 306MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 596MB/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 191MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 227MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 583 853
106 Write 239 305
128 Mixed 227 297
69 SusWrite 191 294
68.3% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 26.7 37.6
30.6 4K Write 77.3 119
12 4K Mixed 23.2 33.4
111% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 596 935
92.7 DQ Write 214 301
112 DQ Mixed 306 407
252% 372 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 225 182 156 142 134 MB/s
Read 564
Write 295
Mixed 276
SusWrite 185
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 27.3
139% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 725
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 29.4
148% 349 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 164 165 159 152 149 MB/s
Read 477
Write 229
Mixed 221
SusWrite 161
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 30.9
135% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 607
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 318
261% 384 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 190 195 197 193 200 MB/s
Read 543
Write 273
Mixed 242
SusWrite 197
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 29.4
118% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 543
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 292
240% 353 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 285 295 291 301 298 MB/s
Read 436
Write 304
Mixed 195
SusWrite 294
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 19.2
97% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 371
278% 379 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 295 294 294 296 292 MB/s
Read 508
Write 302
Mixed 272
SusWrite 294
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 26.9
95% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 263
196% 260 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 116 114 111 114 108 MB/s
Read 439
Write 231
Mixed 162
SusWrite 116
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 11.8
106% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 291
254% 393 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 228 239 236 236 233 MB/s
Read 434
Write 289
Mixed 206
SusWrite 234
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 20.8
90% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 55.2
DQ Mixed 76.3
48% 52.9 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV75M0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 80 88 82 96 MB/s
Read 345
Write 71.5
Mixed 114
SusWrite 85.4
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 11.6
79% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 163
159% 266 MB/s
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Typical MZFLV256 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

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