Average Bench: 190% (82nd of 1016)

Based on 1,138 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 90.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 878MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 794MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 110%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 506MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 114MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
597 Read 1,237 2,372
731 Write 1,521 2,198
566 Mixed 912 1,531
409 SusWrite 506 552
234% 1,044 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.3 4K Read 53.7 63.7
76.4 4K Write 114 152
49 4K Mixed 70 84.9
231% 79.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
585 DQ Read 898 1,009
352 DQ Write 794 1,137
465 DQ Mixed 878 1,154
649% 857 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1275 406 406 407 380 407 MB/s
Read 2084
Write 1,903
Mixed 1,006
SusWrite 546
308% 1,385 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 78.8
263% 92.6 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 870
DQ Mixed 974
719% 948 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1117 397 401 399 404 400 MB/s
Read 924
Write 1,072
Mixed 710
SusWrite 520
181% 806 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 72
240% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 938
DQ Mixed 1,032
757% 990 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1191 409 410 409 410 409 MB/s
Read 873
Write 1,852
Mixed 846
SusWrite 540
233% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 69.5
227% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1000
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 1,001
744% 983 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 557 431 427 429 430 422 MB/s
Read 995
Write 2,168
Mixed 705
SusWrite 449
244% 1,079 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 63.1
226% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,010
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 1023
756% 994 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1246 401 400 399 401 385 MB/s
Read 636
Write 898
Mixed 578
SusWrite 539
150% 663 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 72.5
238% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1004
DQ Write 960
DQ Mixed 1,020
756% 995 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 443 417 411 420 417 MB/s
Read 730
Write 964
Mixed 776
SusWrite 422
163% 723 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 73.3
242% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 994
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 735
598% 853 MB/s
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Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 2,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: Lenovo 81SX

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