Average Bench: 135% (161st of 1058)

Based on 1,418 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00004, SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00005

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 35.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 205MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,024MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB is 69.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 436MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,418 samples)
Min Avg Max
630 Read 1,024 1,116
299 Write 648 766
291 Mixed 436 543
287 SusWrite 593 787
150% 675 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 41.4 37.4
23.7 4K Write 72 125
15.5 4K Mixed 34.7 50
145% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
203 DQ Read 435 482
88 DQ Write 222 260
113 DQ Mixed 205 240
185% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free
Firmware: UXM6401Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 787 778 753 741 754 746 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 744
Mixed 561
SusWrite 760
174% 778 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 36.4
123% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 240
212% 322 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 694 676 681 680 672 656 MB/s
Read 1,078
Write 742
Mixed 433
SusWrite 677
163% 732 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 38
133% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 230
194% 291 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 529 638 631 645 655 644 MB/s
Read 685
Write 652
Mixed 466
SusWrite 624
136% 607 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 47.1
172% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 471
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 230
204% 313 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6601Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 709 775 756 759 756 MB/s
Read 978
Write 757
Mixed 433
SusWrite 681
159% 712 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 34.7
121% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 470
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 230
202% 310 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,017,704 SSDs tested.

Typical XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Asus G751JY

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