Average Bench: 37.3% (951st of 1058)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZ8PA256HMDR-010
Poor: 18%Average: 37.3% Great: 53%

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Poor average bench

The Samsung MZ8PA256HMDR-010 256GB averaged 62.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 36.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 10.1MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Read 199 249
117 Write 196 246
117 Mixed 187 248
54.5 SusWrite 133 212
40.2% 179 MB/s
Min Avg Max
2.9 4K Read 10.1 16.7
11 4K Write 36.6 73.8
6.1 4K Mixed 10.5 13.1
48.2% 19.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
119 DQ Read 123 125
72.2 DQ Write 76.7 79.4
12.7 DQ Mixed 22.1 30
37.3% 73.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Read 249
Write 246
Mixed 248
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 12.3
80% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 12.7
33% 70.1 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 204 219 218 218 221 MB/s
Read 234
Write 224
Mixed 196
SusWrite 212
49% 216 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 13.1
46% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 30
42% 78 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 63 24 47 42 47 MB/s
Read 113
Write 117
Mixed 117
SusWrite 54.5
23% 101 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 6.1
18% 6.67 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 72.2
DQ Mixed 23.6
38% 73.1 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

Typical MZ8PA256HMDR-010 256GB Builds (Compare 55 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 90X3A


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