Average Bench: 120% (135th of 1000)

Based on 2,633 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLV256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB averaged 19.8% 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 319MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 755MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB is 64%. 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 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 242MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
688 Read 1,066 1,202
93.1 Write 242 306
153 Mixed 266 324
72.7 SusWrite 199 295
96.2% 443 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 36 40.4
51 4K Write 103 145
16.5 4K Mixed 28.9 37.5
146% 56 MB/s
Min Avg Max
284 DQ Read 755 973
106 DQ Write 240 306
120 DQ Mixed 319 417
282% 438 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 295 295 295 295 295 MB/s
Read 1,185
Write 298
Mixed 366
SusWrite 294
117% 536 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 36.2
173% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 788
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 423
344% 503 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 292 290 263 287 273 MB/s
Read 1,164
Write 300
Mixed 298
SusWrite 282
111% 511 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 22.4
124% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 946
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 397
352% 548 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 167 160 169 162 164 MB/s
Read 1,088
Write 206
Mixed 259
SusWrite 166
93% 430 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 34.3
161% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 221
208% 331 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 111 115 112 113 112 MB/s
Read 838
Write 166
Mixed 234
SusWrite 116
73% 338 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 31.9
152% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 854
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 260
253% 422 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5L0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 286 291 290 294 295 MB/s
Read 642
Write 298
Mixed 277
SusWrite 292
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 16.4
60% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 336
250% 331 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,383,530 SSDs tested.

Typical SAMSUNG MZVLV256 256GB Builds (Compare 13,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: HP OMEN by HP Laptop

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