Average Bench: 118% (148th of 1011)

Based on 3,708 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 18.0% 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 318MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 750MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 59%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 246MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
667 Read 1,032 1,199
114 Write 246 305
166 Mixed 271 332
83.5 SusWrite 202 295
95.1% 438 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 32.3 40.9
52.8 4K Write 107 152
15.8 4K Mixed 29.4 38.4
143% 56.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
335 DQ Read 750 975
101 DQ Write 240 304
147 DQ Mixed 318 417
281% 436 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 275 278 272 280 276 MB/s
Read 1,171
Write 285
Mixed 304
SusWrite 274
111% 509 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 35.8
161% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 818
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 378
325% 494 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 135 129 144 128 128 MB/s
Read 1,195
Write 304
Mixed 324
SusWrite 140
106% 491 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 36.5
170% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 382
343% 540 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7000Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 254 270 267 265 262 MB/s
Read 872
Write 298
Mixed 266
SusWrite 266
93% 426 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 32.2
169% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 416
366% 569 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 174 170 163 168 163 MB/s
Read 867
Write 171
Mixed 235
SusWrite 168
78% 360 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 20.2
99% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 293
258% 402 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 68 60 80 95 93 MB/s
Read 907
Write 96.4
Mixed 202
SusWrite 80.1
69% 321 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 26.3
103% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 726
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 283
252% 396 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0QBXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 101 101 100 99 MB/s
Read 546
Write 126
Mixed 154
SusWrite 106
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 11.3
40% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 176
128% 171 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,666,779 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 16,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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