Average Bench: 59.6% (739th of 1012)

Based on 755 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000, SAMSUNG MZNTD256HAGL-000L9

Average average bench

The Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB averaged 40.4% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB is 38.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 165MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 755 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 395 489
56.9 Write 166 248
88.8 Mixed 146 205
56.2 SusWrite 165 238
48.2% 218 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 20.5 27.9
24.8 4K Write 52.9 89.9
9.3 4K Mixed 18.1 25.6
82.3% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 273 367
52.5 DQ Write 139 207
11.2 DQ Mixed 54.5 65.8
80.8% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT21L5Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 230 232 220 229 221 MB/s
Read 464
Write 250
Mixed 177
SusWrite 229
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 20.4
103% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 62.2
89% 168 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT2400Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 163 167 164 167 156 MB/s
Read 397
Write 185
Mixed 145
SusWrite 168
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 19.8
82% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 63.9
91% 174 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical MZNTD256HAGL-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 77 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 21%

System: Lenovo 20A70037US


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