Average Bench: 184% (82nd of 1011)

Based on 2,314 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 83.9% 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 760MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,568MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB is 103%. 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 391MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
819 Read 1,568 2,204
824 Write 1,283 1,565
642 Mixed 933 1,178
269 SusWrite 391 451
232% 1,044 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 47.5 61.1
56 4K Write 103 145
31.5 4K Mixed 60.6 80.1
204% 70.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
429 DQ Read 809 979
285 DQ Write 716 1,102
344 DQ Mixed 760 1,023
570% 762 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1142 326 303 307 307 308 MB/s
Read 2,162
Write 1,413
Mixed 1,005
SusWrite 449
278% 1,257 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 70.3
235% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 976
729% 966 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1210 311 310 312 311 313 MB/s
Read 1,561
Write 1,421
Mixed 878
SusWrite 461
241% 1,080 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 73.2
245% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 1,140
DQ Mixed 1,024
780% 1,044 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1147 305 306 307 308 307 MB/s
Read 1,106
Write 947
Mixed 768
SusWrite 447
183% 817 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.2
274% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 976
DQ Mixed 987
739% 981 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 328 328 283 327 325 MB/s
Read 1,524
Write 1,159
Mixed 892
SusWrite 331
217% 977 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 71.5
231% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 973
DQ Write 888
DQ Mixed 927
696% 929 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1111 300 304 306 303 305 MB/s
Read 1,085
Write 1,347
Mixed 888
SusWrite 438
211% 940 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 75.5
247% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 1,079
DQ Mixed 1039
779% 1,031 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1069 336 305 308 309 294 MB/s
Read 948
Write 741
Mixed 796
SusWrite 437
164% 731 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 77.5
265% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 979
DQ Mixed 980
735% 977 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1188 306 304 305 306 305 MB/s
Read 736
Write 952
Mixed 749
SusWrite 452
163% 722 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 74.8
216% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 997
DQ Mixed 1,004
750% 993 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1166 306 304 306 308 305 MB/s
Read 1713
Write 1,231
Mixed 860
SusWrite 449
236% 1,063 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 32
117% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 839
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 873
643% 842 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,636,168 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 5,748 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81FV

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