Average Bench: 210% (70th of 1040)

Based on 517 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB averaged 110.3% 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 828MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 904MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB is 96.4%. 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 374MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 133MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 517 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,042 Read 1,848 2,214
712 Write 1,214 1,419
662 Mixed 965 1,170
235 SusWrite 374 450
244% 1,100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.4 4K Read 53.3 63.5
86.5 4K Write 133 176
45 4K Mixed 68.8 83.1
239% 85 MB/s
Min Avg Max
481 DQ Read 879 980
290 DQ Write 904 1,371
323 DQ Mixed 828 1,004
640% 870 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1115 301 301 300 299 298 MB/s
Read 1,774
Write 1,182
Mixed 913
SusWrite 436
239% 1,076 MB/s
4K Read 58.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 76.1
261% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 1,245
DQ Mixed 943
757% 1,053 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1075 389 312 312 310 314 MB/s
Read 1,056
Write 865
Mixed 831
SusWrite 452
179% 801 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 76
244% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,129
DQ Mixed 1,000
768% 1,036 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1064 368 289 301 298 302 MB/s
Read 1,070
Write 999
Mixed 747
SusWrite 437
182% 813 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 68.3
217% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 967
DQ Write 1,007
DQ Mixed 992
745% 989 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXD71HAQ
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 306 303 298 272 256 MB/s
Read 1535
Write 1265
Mixed 937
SusWrite 293
224% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 45.9
156% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 784
DQ Write 594
DQ Mixed 451
402% 609 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,373,014 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HAHQ-000H2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: HP Z4 G4 Workstation

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