Average Bench: 176% (115th of 1058)

Based on 4,160 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 75.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 675MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,555MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB is 121%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 312MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 101MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,160 samples)
Min Avg Max
755 Read 1,555 2,213
308 Write 1,170 1,602
339 Mixed 897 1,232
155 SusWrite 312 449
218% 984 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 4K Read 51.2 62
40.2 4K Write 101 143
24 4K Mixed 60.7 81
209% 70.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
341 DQ Read 769 978
184 DQ Write 593 974
233 DQ Mixed 675 1,020
507% 679 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
136GB free
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 301 301 300 301 301 MB/s
Read 2,220
Write 1,500
Mixed 1,292
SusWrite 453
303% 1,367 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 81.2
275% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 973
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 1,027
753% 983 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 330 331 329 326 327 MB/s
Read 2,217
Write 1,611
Mixed 1,342
SusWrite 356
307% 1,381 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 79.1
264% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 611
DQ Mixed 817
598% 788 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 289 303 314 312 316 MB/s
Read 2015
Write 1,502
Mixed 848
SusWrite 321
259% 1,171 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 63.9
213% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 914
DQ Write 512
DQ Mixed 680
515% 702 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1033 290 302 303 323 303 MB/s
Read 829
Write 820
Mixed 755
SusWrite 426
159% 707 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.4
273% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 954
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 851
627% 829 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 284 279 274 276 276 MB/s
Read 920
Write 1,428
Mixed 778
SusWrite 280
192% 852 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 52.3
176% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 885
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 309
295% 482 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 282 254 240 218 204 MB/s
Read 1,072
Write 1,012
Mixed 784
SusWrite 268
175% 784 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 23.2
118% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 719
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 627
462% 612 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81FV

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