Average Bench: 197% (66th of 1011)

Based on 4,802 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB averaged 97.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 855MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 879MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB is 117%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 373MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
752 Read 1,600 2,227
582 Write 1,215 1,581
586 Mixed 940 1,244
234 SusWrite 373 453
229% 1,032 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 4K Read 52.7 63.6
67.5 4K Write 122 177
29.8 4K Mixed 68.1 86.2
232% 81.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
293 DQ Read 859 980
268 DQ Write 879 1,267
293 DQ Mixed 855 1,037
646% 864 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 982 340 306 307 307 306 MB/s
Read 2,119
Write 1,537
Mixed 1181
SusWrite 425
292% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 77.1
256% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 937
DQ Mixed 975
726% 960 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 514 329 322 313 314 307 MB/s
Read 2,183
Write 1349
Mixed 1,192
SusWrite 350
281% 1,268 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 73.7
247% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 944
DQ Write 731
DQ Mixed 871
642% 848 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 245 242 230 212 235 MB/s
Read 2,029
Write 1,235
Mixed 1,218
SusWrite 256
262% 1,184 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 73.9
239% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 911
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 839
613% 805 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 752 334 335 331 330 329 MB/s
Read 1,512
Write 1,396
Mixed 1,059
SusWrite 402
244% 1,092 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 66.4
218% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 933
DQ Mixed 994
735% 967 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 300 301 302 301 295 MB/s
Read 1,154
Write 1,026
Mixed 830
SusWrite 316
186% 832 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 70.4
242% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 797
DQ Mixed 938
689% 905 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 1,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Timi TM1701

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