Average Bench: 267% (2nd of 853)

Based on 3,773 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 512GB, NVMe Samsung SSD 960, Samsung SSD 960 PRO 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 166.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,666MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 131%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 314MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 354MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,773 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,498 Read 2,184 2,861
1,118 Write 1,651 1,888
1,253 Mixed 1,666 1,981
407% 1,834 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.5 4K Read 46 54.1
50 4K Write 140 197
28.4 4K Mixed 51.1 73.8
210% 79.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.9 DQ Read 314 668
108 DQ Write 354 591
22.9 DQ Mixed 135 286
157% 268 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
339GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,562
Write 1,737
Mixed 1,884
457% 2,061 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 39.8
224% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 521
DQ Mixed 251
267% 441 MB/s
392GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,374
Write 1,835
Mixed 1,636
432% 1,948 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 41.9
231% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 483
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 40.7
159% 351 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,708
Write 1,841
Mixed 2,031
486% 2,193 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 38.3
213% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 35.9
52% 91.3 MB/s
317GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,073
Write 1,736
Mixed 1,615
402% 1,808 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 57.4
196% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 82.2
85% 138 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,174
Write 1,838
Mixed 1,637
419% 1,883 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 26.2
136% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 60.4
66% 111 MB/s
448GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,140
Write 1,760
Mixed 1,657
412% 1,852 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 26.6
113% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 38.1
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 26.1
77% 154 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,459
Write 1,303
Mixed 1,372
308% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 60.9
212% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 499
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 194
200% 331 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 2,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 125%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,794

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