Average Bench: 195% (91st of 1058)

Based on 8,063 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 94.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 770MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,568MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 136%. 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 436MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,063 samples)
Min Avg Max
684 Read 1,601 2,357
708 Write 1,568 2,212
570 Mixed 1,084 1,552
288 SusWrite 436 545
262% 1,172 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 51.9 64.4
58.6 4K Write 112 153
32.4 4K Mixed 67.5 84.4
224% 77 MB/s
Min Avg Max
427 DQ Read 854 1,009
228 DQ Write 687 1,119
303 DQ Mixed 770 1,143
576% 770 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
150GB free
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1338 407 406 403 405 406 MB/s
Read 2,357
Write 2221
Mixed 1587
SusWrite 561
375% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 85
295% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 921
DQ Mixed 1,073
775% 1,001 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1307 405 400 403 405 406 MB/s
Read 2,288
Write 2,189
Mixed 1,369
SusWrite 554
357% 1,600 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 77.9
259% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 1,018
745% 974 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 385 383 389 383 352 MB/s
Read 1,537
Write 1,337
Mixed 508
SusWrite 379
209% 940 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 44
179% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 565
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 470
355% 481 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 356 364 365 362 375 MB/s
Read 1,132
Write 1,020
Mixed 941
SusWrite 393
195% 872 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 52.8
150% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 721
538% 716 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,500,531 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 8,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81SX

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