Average Bench: 117% (167th of 1034)

Based on 5,687 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 17.3% 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 764MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 70.7%. 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 186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
603 Read 1,034 1,204
94.2 Write 233 304
148 Mixed 261 328
71.7 SusWrite 186 294
93% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 35.1 40.6
36 4K Write 103 150
15.3 4K Mixed 28.6 38.6
145% 55.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
264 DQ Read 764 981
91.5 DQ Write 229 304
135 DQ Mixed 312 416
278% 435 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 207 198 177 169 155 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 273
Mixed 291
SusWrite 189
98% 450 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 34.2
145% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 380
327% 498 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 115 117 113 110 110 MB/s
Read 839
Write 304
Mixed 320
SusWrite 130
87% 398 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 37.2
158% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 960
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 424
368% 564 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 80 93 91 89 79 MB/s
Read 1,125
Write 126
Mixed 196
SusWrite 89.1
82% 384 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 25.2
133% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 257
245% 404 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 222 228 223 226 222 MB/s
Read 973
Write 245
Mixed 264
SusWrite 225
93% 427 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 29
119% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 543
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 310
247% 355 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 83 84 84 80 MB/s
Read 898
Write 98.1
Mixed 156
SusWrite 82.7
66% 309 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 12.8
73% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 178
190% 335 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,504,720 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 5,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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