Average Bench: 198% (72nd of 1016)

Based on 5,577 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-00000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB averaged 97.5% 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 872MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 890MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB is 127%. 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 371MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 120MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,577 samples)
Min Avg Max
722 Read 1,627 2,222
640 Write 1,230 1,560
587 Mixed 960 1,253
248 SusWrite 371 454
233% 1,047 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 52.2 65
48.4 4K Write 120 173
28 4K Mixed 66.8 86.7
228% 79.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
333 DQ Read 876 980
308 DQ Write 890 1,281
367 DQ Mixed 872 1,034
659% 879 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1157 308 306 307 307 306 MB/s
Read 2,218
Write 1,507
Mixed 1,272
SusWrite 448
302% 1,362 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 84.6
295% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 1,112
DQ Mixed 1,027
777% 1,037 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 337 296 308 312 311 MB/s
Read 2,130
Write 1,456
Mixed 988
SusWrite 324
271% 1,225 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 58.3
193% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 426
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 385
282% 370 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1115 308 300 297 299 301 MB/s
Read 1,028
Write 1,117
Mixed 810
SusWrite 437
190% 848 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 27.2
112% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 956
DQ Write 1,095
DQ Mixed 1,026
772% 1,026 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD7101Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 19 21 24 22 26 MB/s
Read 668
Write 11.4
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 21.7
38% 181 MB/s
4K Read 155
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 2.9
240% 53.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,288 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-00000 256GB Builds (Compare 2,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Timi TM1701

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