Average Bench: 119% (139th of 1003)

Based on 3,003 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 312MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 741MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 66.6%. 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 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 239MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,003 samples)
Min Avg Max
666 Read 1,056 1,207
104 Write 239 304
154 Mixed 266 329
82.6 SusWrite 197 294
95.4% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 35 40.5
52.8 4K Write 104 147
16.4 4K Mixed 29.3 38.1
146% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
283 DQ Read 741 975
106 DQ Write 235 304
135 DQ Mixed 312 416
276% 429 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 278 278 277 280 271 MB/s
Read 1,189
Write 258
Mixed 305
SusWrite 278
110% 507 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 36.8
176% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 412
361% 557 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 290 291 294 295 295 MB/s
Read 1,169
Write 304
Mixed 332
SusWrite 293
114% 524 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 21.1
133% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 962
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 396
353% 552 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 76 79 77 63 MB/s
Read 1096
Write 100
Mixed 162
SusWrite 77.8
76% 359 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 26.6
127% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 660
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 203
194% 321 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 91 89 90 84 89 MB/s
Read 1,160
Write 127
Mixed 175
SusWrite 91.3
83% 388 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 9.7
124% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 591
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 216
193% 305 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,833,945 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 14,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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