Average Bench: 191% (95th of 1057)

Based on 10,422 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB averaged 91.2% 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 818MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 761MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB is 114%. 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 348MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,422 samples)
Min Avg Max
707 Read 1,618 2,210
569 Write 1,238 1,581
540 Mixed 948 1,253
212 SusWrite 348 452
231% 1,038 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.7 4K Read 52.9 62.5
54.7 4K Write 114 153
26.8 4K Mixed 65.6 82
224% 77.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
427 DQ Read 861 979
234 DQ Write 761 1,214
302 DQ Mixed 818 1,040
611% 813 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 502 303 307 303 307 304 MB/s
Read 2,227
Write 1,468
Mixed 1301
SusWrite 338
296% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 93
321% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 979
DQ Write 1,199
DQ Mixed 1,037
796% 1,072 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1057 303 304 306 305 306 MB/s
Read 2,185
Write 1,495
Mixed 1,125
SusWrite 430
290% 1,309 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 79.9
269% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 865
DQ Mixed 988
722% 941 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1116 294 303 304 304 304 MB/s
Read 2,084
Write 1,494
Mixed 1,047
SusWrite 438
281% 1,266 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 74.8
252% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 1,078
DQ Mixed 1,015
767% 1,022 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 298 299 299 298 295 MB/s
Read 2,184
Write 1,612
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 323
296% 1,336 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 67
221% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 855
DQ Write 483
DQ Mixed 704
514% 681 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 524 325 326 326 327 327 MB/s
Read 1,343
Write 1,401
Mixed 883
SusWrite 359
223% 996 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 66.1
218% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 1,083
DQ Mixed 872
685% 938 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 215 213 219 202 219 MB/s
Read 725
Write 1,068
Mixed 655
SusWrite 236
151% 671 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 43.9
149% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 807
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 140
175% 334 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 311 310 295 254 214 MB/s
Read 836
Write 1,244
Mixed 692
SusWrite 298
173% 767 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 26.2
120% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 171
184% 326 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,075,775 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 2,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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