Average Bench: 194% (92nd of 1058)

Based on 2,015 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB averaged 94.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 796MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,579MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB is 140%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 445MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
759 Read 1,551 2,399
708 Write 1,579 2,212
610 Mixed 1,093 1,565
313 SusWrite 445 552
261% 1,167 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 4K Read 53 63.8
52.1 4K Write 110 156
40.7 4K Mixed 67.3 86
225% 76.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
387 DQ Read 850 1008
193 DQ Write 730 1,181
315 DQ Mixed 796 1,156
595% 792 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: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 363 383 361 396 387 MB/s
Read 2,224
Write 2,118
Mixed 1,575
SusWrite 404
353% 1,580 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 85
287% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1005
DQ Write 1,025
DQ Mixed 1,099
803% 1,043 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 788 667 403 406 403 404 MB/s
Read 1,632
Write 1607
Mixed 1,223
SusWrite 512
278% 1,243 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 67.9
221% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 652
DQ Write 556
DQ Mixed 608
454% 605 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 402 378 371 359 339 MB/s
Read 999
Write 1,207
Mixed 948
SusWrite 404
200% 890 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 47.6
167% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 62.9
DQ Mixed 130
192% 388 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1098 392 392 391 395 190 MB/s
Read 1,165
Write 811
Mixed 932
SusWrite 476
189% 846 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 34.9
106% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 426
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 348
260% 349 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 5,896 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec1xxx

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