Average Bench: 196% (91st of 1058)

Based on 186 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000 256GB averaged 95.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 724MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,506MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000 256GB is 149%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 466MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 121MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 186 samples)
Min Avg Max
654 Read 1,579 2,370
660 Write 1,506 2,209
479 Mixed 1,021 1,544
332 SusWrite 466 552
255% 1,143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 4K Read 55.3 68
42.1 4K Write 121 187
32 4K Mixed 69.7 94
237% 82 MB/s
Min Avg Max
164 DQ Read 772 1,008
138 DQ Write 601 1,283
245 DQ Mixed 724 1,160
532% 699 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXH71K2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 393 384 383 381 370 MB/s
Read 825
Write 925
Mixed 741
SusWrite 395
162% 721 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 79.4
262% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 939
DQ Write 661
DQ Mixed 820
607% 806 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXH71K2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 379 383 382 385 380 MB/s
Read 1381
Write 1,433
Mixed 1,032
SusWrite 395
237% 1,060 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 60.9
207% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 639
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 509
371% 491 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXH71K2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 429 428 428 426 430 MB/s
Read 1,019
Write 815
Mixed 737
SusWrite 436
168% 752 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 58.4
176% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 731
DQ Write 516
DQ Mixed 633
470% 627 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXH71K2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 381 385 375 377 366 MB/s
Read 1,175
Write 1,484
Mixed 852
SusWrite 393
219% 976 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 71.3
241% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 60.6
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 354
197% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,405,306 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000 256GB Builds (Compare 160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 950XCJ/951XCJ/950XCR

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