Average Bench: 263% (3rd of 859)

Based on 1,277 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 163.4% 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 2,171MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,722MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 123%. 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 272MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 316MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,277 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,422 Read 2,171 2,718
1,205 Write 1,719 1,944
1,288 Mixed 1,722 1,947
416% 1,870 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 42.6 53.2
40.4 4K Write 123 191
25.8 4K Mixed 48.6 75.6
192% 71.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 272 666
70.6 DQ Write 316 617
14.2 DQ Mixed 124 288
141% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
895GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,922
Write 1,817
Mixed 1,899
489% 2,213 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 77.1
278% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 55.1
DQ Write 479
DQ Mixed 239
193% 258 MB/s
720GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,049
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,724
410% 1,840 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 75.5
257% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 515
DQ Mixed 274
284% 465 MB/s
886GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,417
Write 1,865
Mixed 1,746
446% 2,010 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 42.7
229% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 54.1
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 235
150% 164 MB/s
909GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,351
Write 1,844
Mixed 1,786
443% 1,993 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 37.9
198% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 51.2
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 182
117% 130 MB/s
609GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,269
Write 1,796
Mixed 1,851
439% 1,972 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 34.2
183% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 34.8
73% 153 MB/s
794GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Read 2,353
Write 1,724
Mixed 1,860
440% 1,979 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 31.3
175% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 203
147% 180 MB/s
831GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,282
Write 1,800
Mixed 1,728
430% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 29.3
106% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 47.4
DQ Mixed 145
79% 72.8 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 1,645 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 - $433

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 140% - Outstanding Total price: $1,811

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