Average Bench: 130% (165th of 1058)

Based on 2,779 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00000, SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00004, SAMSUNG MZHPU256HCGL-00005

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 30.1% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 207MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 956MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB is 73.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 221MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 443MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
614 Read 956 1,094
360 Write 654 772
305 Mixed 443 537
288 SusWrite 593 791
148% 661 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 33.9 36.4
27.6 4K Write 73.1 116
17.6 4K Mixed 35.4 48.7
135% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
190 DQ Read 431 484
122 DQ Write 221 261
129 DQ Mixed 207 242
185% 286 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 440 398 362 342 315 MB/s
Read 1,062
Write 721
Mixed 449
SusWrite 390
145% 655 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 43.3
151% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 479
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 215
196% 307 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,569,436 SSDs tested.

Typical XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 897 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 74%
Workstation 26%

System: Asus G751JY


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