Average Bench: 57.8% (811th of 1058)

Based on 947 user benchmarks.  Models: SAMSUNG MZMTD256HAGM-000L1, SAMSUNG MZMTD256HAGM-000MV, SAMSUNG MZMTD256HAGM-000

Average average bench

The Samsung MZMTD256HAGM-000L1 256GB averaged 42.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 289MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZMTD256HAGM-000L1 256GB is 35.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZMTD256HAGM-000L1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 158MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 947 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 373 447
55.5 Write 158 249
88 Mixed 139 174
49.2 SusWrite 158 239
45.7% 207 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 19.6 27.2
20.4 4K Write 46.9 82.8
12.2 4K Mixed 18.8 24.9
78.7% 28.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.9 DQ Read 289 365
59.6 DQ Write 138 212
27.1 DQ Mixed 58.6 66
84.6% 162 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 80 66 60 59 61 MB/s
Read 382
Write 197
Mixed 145
SusWrite 71.9
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 25
102% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 59.4
74% 136 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT43L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 76 69 84 82 MB/s
Read 421
Write 135
Mixed 116
SusWrite 77.4
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 18.8
80% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 50.7
68% 129 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT43M0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 78 69 82 85 135 MB/s
Read 323
Write 69.9
Mixed 104
SusWrite 91
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 19
84% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 84.3
DQ Mixed 61.5
75% 137 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT43L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 71 79 80 81 83 MB/s
Read 332
Write 235
Mixed 159
SusWrite 86
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 11.4
42% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 58.5
99% 195 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT43L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 75 79 83 82 78 MB/s
Read 328
Write 95
Mixed 134
SusWrite 83
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 12.4
44% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 57
76% 143 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,397 SSDs tested.

Typical MZMTD256HAGM-000L1 256GB Builds (Compare 585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20266

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