Average Bench: 61.3% (773rd of 1058)

Based on 1,135 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000, SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000L9

Above average average bench

The Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB averaged 38.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB is 34.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 142MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,135 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 386 468
63.5 Write 160 247
92.9 Mixed 142 176
57 SusWrite 162 238
46.9% 213 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 21.4 29.1
25.9 4K Write 55.1 92.4
12.3 4K Mixed 19.9 26.1
87% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
169 DQ Read 299 365
68.2 DQ Write 142 210
47.9 DQ Mixed 59.1 65.1
86.8% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free
Firmware: DXT23L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 233 234 219 224 224 MB/s
Read 440
Write 201
Mixed 183
SusWrite 226
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 23.7
114% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 65.9
105% 205 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT22L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 225 220 213 221 208 MB/s
Read 384
Write 138
Mixed 153
SusWrite 219
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 23.1
96% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 66.4
100% 192 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT22L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 159 172 155 194 195 MB/s
Read 415
Write 129
Mixed 138
SusWrite 173
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 21.1
100% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 61.9
93% 181 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT23L6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 188 210 204 210 216 MB/s
Read 380
Write 200
Mixed 154
SusWrite 202
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 21.6
94% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 63.5
99% 194 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: DXT2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 245 244 243 241 227 MB/s
Read 410
Write 224
Mixed 181
SusWrite 241
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 21.1
85% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 57.2
79% 145 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: DXT2300Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 70 108 119 121 126 MB/s
Read 392
Write 97.3
Mixed 103
SusWrite 105
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 20.7
81% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 53.1
74% 142 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2400Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 187 226 235 230 237 MB/s
Read 334
Write 240
Mixed 157
SusWrite 223
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 12.3
50% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 59.8
99% 194 MB/s
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Typical MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 39 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20A70037US

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