Average Bench: 119% (180th of 1058)

Based on 8,038 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 18.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 307MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 773MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 73.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,038 samples)
Min Avg Max
640 Read 1,066 1,204
69.4 Write 226 306
133 Mixed 256 332
61 SusWrite 184 294
93.8% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 38.9 41.9
28.5 4K Write 100 154
11.5 4K Mixed 27.8 38.8
148% 55.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
221 DQ Read 773 978
90.3 DQ Write 224 307
117 DQ Mixed 307 418
276% 435 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 272 258 207 92 93 MB/s
Read 1,205
Write 297
Mixed 322
SusWrite 202
110% 507 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 33.8
169% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 399
340% 514 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 287 284 285 283 280 MB/s
Read 1,056
Write 299
Mixed 309
SusWrite 285
106% 487 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 33.8
158% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 914
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 404
351% 539 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 98 92 99 101 95 MB/s
Read 1,028
Write 274
Mixed 283
SusWrite 103
92% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 30.3
156% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 673
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 275
248% 389 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 133 130 127 118 122 MB/s
Read 933
Write 148
Mixed 272
SusWrite 141
81% 374 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 16.9
92% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 378
330% 509 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 10,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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