Average Bench: 191% (97th of 1058)

Based on 1,538 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB averaged 90.8% 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 775MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,520MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB is 130%. 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 451MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,538 samples)
Min Avg Max
750 Read 1,498 2,362
689 Write 1,520 2,203
588 Mixed 1,068 1,555
333 SusWrite 451 551
254% 1,134 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 4K Read 52.8 64
56.4 4K Write 109 154
38.2 4K Mixed 66.8 85.9
223% 76.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
348 DQ Read 835 1,008
199 DQ Write 695 1,154
273 DQ Mixed 775 1,153
578% 768 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1250 389 392 394 395 398 MB/s
Read 2,402
Write 2,223
Mixed 1,538
SusWrite 536
374% 1,675 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 84.5
283% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1,139
833% 1,080 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 362 364 364 364 362 MB/s
Read 2,053
Write 2,062
Mixed 1,355
SusWrite 384
327% 1,463 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 78.4
256% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 971
DQ Mixed 1,077
784% 1,017 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1015 392 390 386 384 386 MB/s
Read 1,374
Write 1,263
Mixed 1,087
SusWrite 492
236% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.1
206% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 930
DQ Write 952
DQ Mixed 966
719% 949 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1110 373 373 369 375 374 MB/s
Read 1,196
Write 2,033
Mixed 1,046
SusWrite 496
269% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 67.7
221% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 924
DQ Write 663
DQ Mixed 774
583% 787 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0NEXH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 339 337 355 304 334 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 2,013
Mixed 993
SusWrite 335
263% 1,167 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 62.1
204% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 748
DQ Mixed 693
568% 815 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 373 391 375 381 373 MB/s
Read 800
Write 740
Mixed 667
SusWrite 392
146% 650 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 49.2
124% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 653
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 384
308% 443 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,257 SSDs tested.

Typical MZVLB256HBHQ-000H1 256GB Builds (Compare 4,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15-ec1xxx

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