Average Bench: 136% (181st of 1080)

Based on 14,504 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZALQ512HALU-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB averaged 35.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 474MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 625MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB is 123%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 330MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 595MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,504 samples)
Min Avg Max
624 Read 1,017 1,424
116 Write 609 1,306
161 Mixed 595 1,226
95.5 SusWrite 330 586
142% 638 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 38 52.8
43.4 4K Write 98.9 149
23.2 4K Mixed 47.8 72.4
171% 61.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
351 DQ Read 625 910
91 DQ Write 376 954
142 DQ Mixed 474 927
360% 492 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
448GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1322 890 362 361 349 368 MB/s
Read 1,498
Write 1,165
Mixed 1299
SusWrite 609
256% 1,143 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 87.9
312% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 915
DQ Write 1,017
DQ Mixed 930
710% 954 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 1078 333 360 355 345 MB/s
Read 1472
Write 1,236
Mixed 1,271
SusWrite 609
257% 1,147 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 78.4
268% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 1006
DQ Mixed 934
710% 950 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1221 1009 222 292 347 341 MB/s
Read 1479
Write 1,376
Mixed 1,275
SusWrite 572
264% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 80
273% 99.5 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 923
704% 945 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1236 924 264 294 312 333 MB/s
Read 1,478
Write 1,339
Mixed 1,274
SusWrite 560
261% 1,163 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 79.5
272% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 1,014
DQ Mixed 938
713% 954 MB/s
330GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1225 936 350 204 138 232 MB/s
Read 1,391
Write 1,275
Mixed 1,226
SusWrite 514
247% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 47.5
154% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 659
DQ Mixed 778
583% 782 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 186 190 180 184 201 MB/s
Read 802
Write 237
Mixed 350
SusWrite 190
87% 395 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 24.3
130% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 475
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 249
215% 323 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 146 137 141 134 144 MB/s
Read 1,020
Write 262
Mixed 133
SusWrite 142
84% 389 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 31.3
111% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 298
220% 300 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,226,743 SSDs tested

Typical MZALQ512HALU-000L2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 82EY

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