Average Bench: 199% (76th of 1037)

Based on 1,938 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB averaged 99.0% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 771MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,737MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB is 136%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 477MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 108MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,938 samples)
Min Avg Max
670 Read 1,737 2,339
546 Write 1,535 2,198
512 Mixed 1,074 1,523
370 SusWrite 477 548
269% 1,206 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 4K Read 50.6 62.5
47.5 4K Write 108 151
33.7 4K Mixed 65.4 83.9
217% 74.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
347 DQ Read 784 1,008
197 DQ Write 702 1,290
295 DQ Mixed 771 1,163
570% 752 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1246 401 400 402 401 399 MB/s
Read 2,386
Write 2,216
Mixed 1566
SusWrite 542
374% 1,677 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 90.7
307% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 939
698% 926 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 411 427 426 436 365 MB/s
Read 2,101
Write 2,065
Mixed 1,457
SusWrite 413
337% 1,509 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 77.7
4K Mixed 58.6
189% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 460
336% 441 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4M2QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 675 385 396 358 407 MB/s
Read 427
Write 462
Mixed 438
SusWrite 443
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 24.3
85% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 159
108% 136 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,611,480 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L7 256GB Builds (Compare 110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop 59%
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20NFCTO1WW


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