Average Bench: 195% (74th of 1026)

Based on 7,204 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB averaged 95.2% 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 843MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 851MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB is 119%. 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 359MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
799 Read 1,646 2,213
705 Write 1,254 1,598
592 Mixed 952 1,253
208 SusWrite 359 454
234% 1,052 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 4K Read 51.5 63
59 4K Write 116 154
30.9 4K Mixed 66 83.2
224% 77.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
461 DQ Read 864 980
258 DQ Write 851 1,286
334 DQ Mixed 843 1,038
637% 853 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 311 310 312 314 311 MB/s
Read 2,191
Write 1,525
Mixed 1,240
SusWrite 338
293% 1,324 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 81.6
287% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 968
DQ Write 1,133
DQ Mixed 1,016
775% 1,039 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1050 302 303 308 309 308 MB/s
Read 2,023
Write 1,468
Mixed 1,118
SusWrite 430
280% 1,260 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 53
168% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 757
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 749
562% 747 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 309 308 308 305 309 MB/s
Read 1778
Write 1,449
Mixed 974
SusWrite 437
258% 1,159 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.8
182% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 787
DQ Write 721
DQ Mixed 765
571% 757 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 303 310 309 308 310 MB/s
Read 768
Write 756
Mixed 694
SusWrite 330
143% 637 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 56.8
201% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 1,141
DQ Mixed 1,021
778% 1,040 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,431,502 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 2,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Timi TM1701

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