Average Bench: 203% (83rd of 1058)

Based on 6,641 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 103.2% 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 812MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,675MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 134%. 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 456MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,641 samples)
Min Avg Max
676 Read 1,740 2,364
717 Write 1,675 2,214
552 Mixed 1,158 1,554
308 SusWrite 456 547
281% 1,257 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 52.3 63.4
57.2 4K Write 113 152
38.2 4K Mixed 67.8 83.6
226% 77.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
449 DQ Read 868 1,009
165 DQ Write 726 1,142
297 DQ Mixed 812 1,157
604% 802 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1256 408 394 405 408 407 MB/s
Read 2,355
Write 2,210
Mixed 1,570
SusWrite 546
373% 1,670 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 97.8
334% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1,440
DQ Mixed 1,167
898% 1,205 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 416 415 414 411 411 MB/s
Read 2330
Write 2,206
Mixed 1,541
SusWrite 434
363% 1,628 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 78.3
260% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1107
DQ Mixed 1,143
836% 1,085 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 377 377 376 379 381 MB/s
Read 2,366
Write 2,162
Mixed 1,482
SusWrite 384
356% 1,598 MB/s
4K Read 59.6
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 80.4
267% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 797
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 611
486% 682 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1234 449 400 399 399 399 MB/s
Read 2,320
Write 2,041
Mixed 1,483
SusWrite 546
356% 1,598 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 66.9
219% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 642
492% 685 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 689 417 424 430 428 425 MB/s
Read 1086
Write 977
Mixed 861
SusWrite 469
190% 848 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 56.2
159% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 613
457% 606 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 416 429 419 420 421 MB/s
Read 1,012
Write 926
Mixed 862
SusWrite 419
180% 805 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 54.5
176% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 507
398% 555 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,707 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 7,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Lenovo 81SX

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