Average Bench: 201% (84th of 1058)

Based on 4,654 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB averaged 100.7% 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 751MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,706MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB is 161%. 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 513MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,654 samples)
Min Avg Max
698 Read 1,706 2,365
287 Write 1,490 2,201
356 Mixed 1,036 1,534
199 SusWrite 513 948
265% 1,186 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 4K Read 53.3 64.8
40.7 4K Write 113 171
26.1 4K Mixed 64.7 88.5
224% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
266 DQ Read 793 1,009
143 DQ Write 662 1,225
234 DQ Mixed 751 1,161
556% 735 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
230GB free
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1357 413 415 415 415 415 MB/s
Read 2,368
Write 2,093
Mixed 1,527
SusWrite 572
366% 1,640 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 92.3
316% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 962
DQ Mixed 1077
782% 1,013 MB/s
226GB free
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1326 408 410 410 411 410 MB/s
Read 2,111
Write 1871
Mixed 1,276
SusWrite 563
324% 1,455 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 75.1
280% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1,072
DQ Mixed 1,162
840% 1,080 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 597 388 386 385 379 368 MB/s
Read 2,360
Write 2,125
Mixed 1,583
SusWrite 417
361% 1,621 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 82.5
276% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 999
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 1,037
756% 984 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1686 1156 332 334 335 335 MB/s
Read 2,092
Write 2,029
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 696
342% 1,533 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 60.1
207% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 967
DQ Mixed 930
711% 959 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 621 428 428 422 416 403 MB/s
Read 2,285
Write 2,015
Mixed 1,467
SusWrite 453
346% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 74.6
246% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 882
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 719
535% 717 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1695 1815 720 309 309 310 MB/s
Read 1,255
Write 1,596
Mixed 790
SusWrite 860
253% 1,125 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 73.2
242% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,007
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 1,006
736% 963 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1204 608 833 637 318 323 MB/s
Read 1,847
Write 1,584
Mixed 1,256
SusWrite 654
298% 1,335 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 42.7
138% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 201
148% 194 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 236 159 116 127 127 MB/s
Read 860
Write 356
Mixed 371
SusWrite 179
97% 441 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 37.7
137% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 567
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 447
330% 441 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,276 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB Builds (Compare 617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20QVCTO1WW

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