Average Bench: 185% (87th of 1016)

Based on 2,941 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 85.5% 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 773MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,589MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB is 93.9%. 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 375MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
803 Read 1,589 2,192
814 Write 1,273 1,570
671 Mixed 945 1,177
266 SusWrite 375 452
233% 1,045 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 4K Read 48.4 61.3
58.2 4K Write 106 146
32.4 4K Mixed 61.7 79.7
209% 72.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
444 DQ Read 815 978
290 DQ Write 725 1,122
364 DQ Mixed 773 1,030
579% 771 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 322 324 322 322 315 MB/s
Read 2,181
Write 1,312
Mixed 1,168
SusWrite 348
277% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.6
208% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 984
727% 954 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1068 302 303 300 305 309 MB/s
Read 2,018
Write 1,544
Mixed 1,008
SusWrite 431
278% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 68.9
223% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 788
DQ Write 627
DQ Mixed 745
548% 720 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 307 312 314 314 313 MB/s
Read 2,160
Write 1540
Mixed 1210
SusWrite 463
298% 1,343 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 60.4
202% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 554
DQ Write 511
DQ Mixed 671
466% 579 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1078 296 293 298 299 297 MB/s
Read 1799
Write 1,353
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 427
267% 1,198 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 72.5
227% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 667
500% 678 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1163 306 307 308 307 307 MB/s
Read 1,195
Write 1367
Mixed 833
SusWrite 450
216% 961 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.1
227% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 994
732% 959 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 390 320 317 318 313 MB/s
Read 1483
Write 1,225
Mixed 803
SusWrite 339
214% 962 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 63.4
207% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 973
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 314
323% 546 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0L1QEXD7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1180 302 296 307 307 307 MB/s
Read 1470
Write 1299
Mixed 931
SusWrite 450
232% 1,037 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 40.6
147% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 558
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 459
334% 441 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,919 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81FV

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