Average Bench: 269% (5th of 869)

Based on 2,510 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 169.0% 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 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,195MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,739MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 116%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 314MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,536 Read 2,195 2,766
1,228 Write 1,739 1,987
1,360 Mixed 1,727 1,944
420% 1,887 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 4K Read 42.5 53.2
44.3 4K Write 127 184
25.7 4K Mixed 51.6 76.5
197% 73.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.8 DQ Read 314 670
89.2 DQ Write 340 594
18.8 DQ Mixed 136 287
155% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
678GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,688
Write 1,770
Mixed 1,855
466% 2,104 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 73.5
259% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 445
DQ Mixed 242
256% 426 MB/s
643GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,178
Write 1,810
Mixed 1,848
433% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 56.7
236% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 11.5
99% 213 MB/s
913GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,552
Write 1,771
Mixed 1,909
461% 2,077 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 53.1
202% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 50.4
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 148
122% 167 MB/s
700GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,576
Write 1,343
Mixed 1,434
324% 1,451 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 69.5
231% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 550
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 199
212% 357 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 2,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $434

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $2,010

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