Average Bench: 270% (2nd of 850)

Based on 685 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 170.1% 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 2,243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,702MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 144%. 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 293MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 685 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,408 Read 2,243 2,878
738 Write 1,678 1,984
863 Mixed 1,702 1,954
416% 1,875 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.9 4K Read 48.7 54.9
46.8 4K Write 135 196
28.9 4K Mixed 50.6 78.1
210% 78.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.8 DQ Read 293 664
105 DQ Write 349 597
27.2 DQ Mixed 132 295
152% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
798GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,888
Write 1,978
Mixed 1,941
502% 2,269 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 65.7
227% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 127
133% 219 MB/s
548GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,315
Write 1,905
Mixed 2,018
463% 2,079 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 79.5
285% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 57.6
DQ Write 546
DQ Mixed 41.8
109% 215 MB/s
839GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,667
Write 1,826
Mixed 1,813
466% 2,102 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 71.8
239% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 40.5
116% 255 MB/s
916GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,246
Write 1,690
Mixed 1,744
421% 1,894 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 33.1
174% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 54.1
DQ Write 506
DQ Mixed 40.2
102% 200 MB/s
863GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,071
Write 1,750
Mixed 1,794
417% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 37.1
186% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 49.8
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 35.8
44% 75 MB/s
516GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,477
Write 1,648
Mixed 1,616
423% 1,914 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 27.3
137% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 27.6
39% 68.9 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 1,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $569

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 133% - Outstanding Total price: $2,092

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