Average Bench: 212% (62nd of 1016)

Based on 264 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB averaged 111.7% 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 827MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 935MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB is 86.2%. 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 398MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 137MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 264 samples)
Min Avg Max
980 Read 1,798 2,202
675 Write 1,180 1,367
710 Mixed 939 1,133
283 SusWrite 398 450
239% 1,079 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.5 4K Read 53.2 62.6
95.7 4K Write 137 180
47 4K Mixed 70 82.1
243% 86.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
478 DQ Read 879 981
326 DQ Write 935 1,315
266 DQ Mixed 827 999
644% 880 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 311 317 317 315 315 MB/s
Read 2,202
Write 1,388
Mixed 1,001
SusWrite 330
272% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 77.2
265% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 968
DQ Write 1,243
DQ Mixed 976
772% 1,062 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1182 282 280 281 281 281 MB/s
Read 1,992
Write 1,171
Mixed 954
SusWrite 431
251% 1,137 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 75.4
256% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 1,292
DQ Mixed 563
523% 780 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1130 304 304 301 303 305 MB/s
Read 1,665
Write 1,197
Mixed 818
SusWrite 441
229% 1,031 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 78
243% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 1,286
DQ Mixed 991
786% 1,082 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 729 632 296 297 297 296 MB/s
Read 1,904
Write 1,309
Mixed 1,006
SusWrite 424
257% 1,161 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 60.1
204% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 889
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 828
597% 776 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 324 326 327 326 326 MB/s
Read 1,852
Write 1,336
Mixed 1,046
SusWrite 344
254% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 56.9
209% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 735
539% 710 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 272 219 185 173 171 MB/s
Read 1,560
Write 326
Mixed 383
SusWrite 219
134% 622 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 46.5
186% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 386
302% 421 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,411,687 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

System: HP Z4 G4 Workstation

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