Average Bench: 119% (148th of 1011)

Based on 4,780 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 18.8% 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 323MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 773MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 64.2%. 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 203MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 244MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,780 samples)
Min Avg Max
651 Read 1,032 1,195
103 Write 244 305
158 Mixed 270 332
79 SusWrite 203 294
95% 437 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.4 4K Read 34.1 41.1
46 4K Write 106 155
15.2 4K Mixed 29 38.6
145% 56.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
265 DQ Read 773 977
96 DQ Write 241 305
148 DQ Mixed 323 418
286% 446 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 278 250 282 170 141 MB/s
Read 1,194
Write 299
Mixed 315
SusWrite 236
111% 511 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 27.3
150% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 409
358% 552 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 292 290 272 249 247 MB/s
Read 1,150
Write 300
Mixed 292
SusWrite 274
110% 504 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 35.6
158% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 410
324% 462 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 290 290 296 294 285 MB/s
Read 761
Write 301
Mixed 309
SusWrite 292
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 31.8
152% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 418
366% 564 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 297 288 300 266 279 MB/s
Read 1,092
Write 312
Mixed 302
SusWrite 289
109% 499 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 36.3
159% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 35.9
65% 120 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 119 114 121 115 105 MB/s
Read 974
Write 155
Mixed 206
SusWrite 117
78% 363 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 23.3
127% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 291
254% 394 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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