Average Bench: 204% (94th of 1071)

Based on 754 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB averaged 104.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 819MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,810MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB is 97.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 356MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 754 samples)
Min Avg Max
816 Read 1,810 2,230
541 Write 1,206 1,474
562 Mixed 962 1,193
226 SusWrite 356 451
240% 1,083 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.9 4K Read 53.3 63.1
69 4K Write 127 171
41.3 4K Mixed 67.2 83
234% 82.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
502 DQ Read 886 979
204 DQ Write 818 1,311
275 DQ Mixed 819 1,007
624% 841 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 309 305 308 313 308 MB/s
Read 2,026
Write 1,457
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 332
272% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 57.8
191% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 715
DQ Mixed 842
618% 812 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 186 135 133 132 131 MB/s
Read 2,008
Write 883
Mixed 1,135
SusWrite 158
230% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 59.2
194% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 937
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 844
612% 802 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 965 305 295 309 308 310 MB/s
Read 1,768
Write 1,405
Mixed 1,051
SusWrite 415
258% 1,160 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 51.7
167% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 793
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 605
460% 628 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 138 134 145 142 MB/s
Read 409
Write 404
Mixed 281
SusWrite 141
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 15.9
47% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 56.2
DQ Mixed 90.2
73% 106 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB Builds (Compare 691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP Z2 Tower G4 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $330

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