Average Bench: 266% (3rd of 853)

Based on 876 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 165.9% 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 2,209MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,720MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 133%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 876 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,404 Read 2,209 2,847
1,213 Write 1,696 1,960
1,273 Mixed 1,720 1,953
417% 1,875 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 4K Read 42.9 53.9
47 4K Write 133 193
26.9 4K Mixed 49.1 76.9
198% 75 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.8 DQ Read 273 643
98.1 DQ Write 341 597
24.5 DQ Mixed 127 287
146% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
896GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,193
Write 1,894
Mixed 1,735
432% 1,941 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 58.9
207% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.4
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 27.2
34% 58.7 MB/s
925GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,219
Write 1,742
Mixed 1,805
428% 1,922 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 40.5
206% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 53.1
DQ Write 451
DQ Mixed 39.4
93% 181 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,475
Write 1,918
Mixed 1,884
465% 2,092 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 32.9
108% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 67.9
DQ Mixed 21
24% 40.1 MB/s
593GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,440
Write 1,696
Mixed 1,808
439% 1,982 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 34
128% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 99
115% 192 MB/s
838GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,124
Write 1,732
Mixed 1,782
418% 1,879 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 31.1
189% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 40.8
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 28.4
36% 61.3 MB/s
896GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,785
Write 1,737
Mixed 1,692
388% 1,738 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 35.2
184% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 28.4
34% 57.7 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 1,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 126%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $524

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 140% - Outstanding Total price: $1,914

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