Average Bench: 205% (73rd of 1040)

Based on 5,123 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 104.6% 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 860MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,662MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 118%. 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 473MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,123 samples)
Min Avg Max
711 Read 1,646 2,371
892 Write 1,662 2,213
616 Mixed 1,119 1,551
337 SusWrite 473 551
274% 1,225 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.9 4K Read 53.5 63.4
74 4K Write 118 153
46.3 4K Mixed 70.6 83.6
234% 80.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
583 DQ Read 901 1,009
306 DQ Write 765 1,160
473 DQ Mixed 860 1152
637% 842 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1219 386 387 389 390 393 MB/s
Read 2,327
Write 2,219
Mixed 1,344
SusWrite 527
358% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 79.8
266% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1,085
DQ Mixed 1,158
840% 1,083 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1196 411 411 411 407 403 MB/s
Read 1,263
Write 1,000
Mixed 909
SusWrite 540
207% 928 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 82.6
273% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 983
DQ Mixed 1,084
789% 1,023 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1057 399 394 396 397 398 MB/s
Read 2,041
Write 1,965
Mixed 1,433
SusWrite 507
332% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 51.8
175% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 985
DQ Write 849
DQ Mixed 1,054
752% 963 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1183 402 404 404 403 403 MB/s
Read 1,241
Write 1,017
Mixed 823
SusWrite 533
202% 904 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 74.9
251% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,007
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 994
734% 966 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1066 438 440 439 434 433 MB/s
Read 1,131
Write 1,004
Mixed 905
SusWrite 542
201% 895 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 77.4
254% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 989
DQ Write 965
DQ Mixed 1,083
784% 1,012 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 388 379 381 380 380 MB/s
Read 780
Write 1,371
Mixed 677
SusWrite 384
181% 803 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 55.7
187% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 831
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 506
433% 642 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 279 260 252 244 238 MB/s
Read 790
Write 1,123
Mixed 820
SusWrite 272
169% 751 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 56.8
185% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 875
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 626
487% 677 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 503 440 422 427 425 426 MB/s
Read 873
Write 991
Mixed 768
SusWrite 441
173% 768 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 48.7
161% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 379
280% 374 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,297,784 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 4,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81SX

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