Average Bench: 198% (72nd of 1016)

Based on 478 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB averaged 98.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 770MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,482MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB is 130%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 498MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 478 samples)
Min Avg Max
635 Read 1,660 2,308
556 Write 1,482 2,165
518 Mixed 1,047 1,489
387 SusWrite 498 555
262% 1,172 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 4K Read 50.3 61.1
49.3 4K Write 109 142
37.2 4K Mixed 66.1 81.9
219% 75.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 779 1,008
201 DQ Write 729 1,307
191 DQ Mixed 770 1,161
573% 759 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
237GB free
Firmware: 3L2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1361 403 405 406 403 405 MB/s
Read 2,223
Write 2180
Mixed 1,592
SusWrite 564
367% 1,640 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 82
274% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 1,362
DQ Mixed 1,156
880% 1,173 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1251 395 404 404 404 401 MB/s
Read 2351
Write 2,138
Mixed 1295
SusWrite 543
352% 1,582 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 81.6
272% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1013
DQ Write 932
DQ Mixed 1,054
769% 1,000 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1194 399 404 402 405 403 MB/s
Read 2293
Write 2,198
Mixed 1,275
SusWrite 534
351% 1,575 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 79
263% 92 MB/s
DQ Read 1,005
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 1,052
767% 998 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1260 406 408 408 408 408 MB/s
Read 1,308
Write 1,555
Mixed 851
SusWrite 550
239% 1,066 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 74.7
245% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 1,343
DQ Mixed 1,160
881% 1,171 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 544 422 424 426 419 418 MB/s
Read 1,994
Write 1,834
Mixed 1,324
SusWrite 442
312% 1,399 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 57.4
193% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 723
DQ Write 539
DQ Mixed 678
494% 647 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,547,042 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB Builds (Compare 132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 20NFCTO1WW

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