Average Bench: 119% (152nd of 1016)

Based on 5,282 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 18.6% 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 319MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 771MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 64.8%. 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 200MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 242MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,282 samples)
Min Avg Max
635 Read 1,026 1,194
97.9 Write 242 305
156 Mixed 268 331
79 SusWrite 200 294
94.3% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 34.3 41.1
48.9 4K Write 107 155
15.7 4K Mixed 29.2 38.8
146% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
244 DQ Read 771 978
92.8 DQ Write 237 305
137 DQ Mixed 319 418
284% 443 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 295 300 296 298 288 MB/s
Read 1,167
Write 308
Mixed 330
SusWrite 296
115% 525 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 38.5
184% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 417
356% 540 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 289 292 293 293 293 MB/s
Read 1135
Write 299
Mixed 317
SusWrite 292
111% 511 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 35.8
170% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 876
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 413
351% 530 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 259 271 267 264 261 MB/s
Read 1,138
Write 294
Mixed 291
SusWrite 266
108% 497 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 30.6
155% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 952
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 401
354% 548 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 281 285 289 282 289 MB/s
Read 1,177
Write 291
Mixed 319
SusWrite 284
113% 518 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 19.4
128% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 405
326% 470 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7000Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 171 149 180 167 154 MB/s
Read 969
Write 238
Mixed 291
SusWrite 169
91% 417 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 32.9
161% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 902
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 385
329% 503 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 133 131 141 136 133 MB/s
Read 873
Write 136
Mixed 199
SusWrite 136
73% 336 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 20.2
103% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 441
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 182
165% 259 MB/s
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Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 18,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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