Average Bench: 113% (208th of 1080)

Based on 9,692 user benchmarks.  Model: SAMSUNG MZALQ256HAJD-000L2

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung MZALQ256HAJD-000L2 256GB averaged 13.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung MZALQ256HAJD-000L2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 311MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 927MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung MZALQ256HAJD-000L2 256GB is 107%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung MZALQ256HAJD-000L2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 191MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 407MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
551 Read 927 1,343
94.4 Write 407 930
139 Mixed 443 949
74.5 SusWrite 191 348
108% 492 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 37.2 52.6
47.3 4K Write 97.8 146
19.4 4K Mixed 43.1 71.3
163% 59.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 332 482
91 DQ Write 319 845
129 DQ Mixed 311 577
237% 321 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 245 164 151 150 149 MB/s
Read 942
Write 754
Mixed 696
SusWrite 223
146% 654 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 69.2
244% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 566
455% 627 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 136 128 135 128 127 MB/s
Read 964
Write 144
Mixed 218
SusWrite 133
78% 365 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 37.4
144% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 193
146% 198 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L1QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 108 90 86 82 75 MB/s
Read 989
Write 106
Mixed 230
SusWrite 95.6
76% 355 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 33.2
130% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 176
136% 187 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 122 137 136 134 144 MB/s
Read 954
Write 120
Mixed 236
SusWrite 136
78% 362 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 33.3
125% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 176
132% 178 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 112 111 110 112 111 MB/s
Read 736
Write 144
Mixed 202
SusWrite 113
65% 299 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 34.4
130% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 157
124% 176 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 78 79 80 78 MB/s
Read 685
Write 116
Mixed 140
SusWrite 80.7
55% 255 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 33.2
135% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 134
111% 163 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 66 61 59 59 58 MB/s
Read 796
Write 114
Mixed 146
SusWrite 63.9
60% 280 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 19.6
84% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 145
111% 155 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AL2QFXV7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 67 64 57 60 62 MB/s
Read 771
Write 96.9
Mixed 146
SusWrite 63.5
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 15.4
72% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 85.4
DQ Mixed 120
96% 137 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,157,465 SSDs tested

Typical MZALQ256HAJD-000L2 256GB Builds (Compare 6,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

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