Average Bench: 198% (99th of 1072)

Based on 9,460 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB averaged 98.4% 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 786MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,540MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB is 145%. 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 427MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 119MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9,460 samples)
Min Avg Max
638 Read 1,628 2,364
512 Write 1,540 2,211
519 Mixed 1,068 1,559
236 SusWrite 427 554
260% 1,166 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 4K Read 55.1 67.2
64 4K Write 119 175
34.8 4K Mixed 69.3 89.9
235% 81.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
500 DQ Read 873 1,009
267 DQ Write 672 1,036
393 DQ Mixed 786 1,137
584% 777 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 347 341 338 331 324 MB/s
Read 2269
Write 2,010
Mixed 1,498
SusWrite 351
341% 1,532 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 63.3
200% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 962
700% 914 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 496 393 386 382 380 383 MB/s
Read 2242
Write 2115
Mixed 1,459
SusWrite 403
347% 1,555 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 55.8
181% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 833
DQ Write 512
DQ Mixed 691
510% 679 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QEXH7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 211 210 203 197 189 MB/s
Read 1,048
Write 596
Mixed 775
SusWrite 206
146% 656 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 21.4
54% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 320
238% 321 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,672 SSDs tested

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 1,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 78%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Lenovo 82B5


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