Average Bench: 187% (81st of 1012)

Based on 739 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 86.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 906MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 839MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 97.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 506MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 739 samples)
Min Avg Max
643 Read 1,166 2,316
760 Write 1,533 2,183
593 Mixed 890 1,468
411 SusWrite 506 553
230% 1,024 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.4 4K Read 52.9 61.4
75.1 4K Write 110 144
45.6 4K Mixed 68.1 82
226% 77.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
577 DQ Read 908 1,009
389 DQ Write 839 1,141
519 DQ Mixed 906 1,159
671% 884 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1240 406 406 406 407 406 MB/s
Read 880
Write 1,243
Mixed 744
SusWrite 545
192% 853 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 76.5
254% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 1,180
DQ Mixed 1,154
852% 1,112 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1170 439 400 400 394 403 MB/s
Read 929
Write 1499
Mixed 774
SusWrite 534
211% 934 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 78.1
252% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1,121
DQ Mixed 1,153
843% 1,093 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 403 348 336 317 304 MB/s
Read 542
Write 557
Mixed 541
SusWrite 353
112% 498 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 76.4
255% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,005
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 1,114
806% 1,040 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

System: Lenovo 81SX


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