Average Bench: 265% (5th of 862)

Based on 1,873 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 164.8% 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 2,144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,754MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 122%. 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 296MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 347MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,527 Read 2,144 2,716
1,267 Write 1,754 1,970
1,373 Mixed 1,734 1,945
418% 1,877 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 41.6 53.9
40.4 4K Write 122 193
22.8 4K Mixed 48 77
189% 70.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 DQ Read 296 675
66.3 DQ Write 347 615
19.6 DQ Mixed 136 298
154% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
836GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,470
Write 1,763
Mixed 1,723
440% 1,985 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 36.1
209% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 590
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 41.5
170% 380 MB/s
898GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,210
Write 1,577
Mixed 1,726
408% 1,838 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 56.2
233% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 82.7
186% 383 MB/s
916GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,303
Write 1,995
Mixed 1,921
462% 2,073 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 33.9
190% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 32
40% 67.8 MB/s
916GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,255
Write 1,955
Mixed 1,871
452% 2,027 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 32.1
193% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 44.6
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 32.5
39% 65.8 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,805
Write 1,429
Mixed 1,506
352% 1,580 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 63.4
240% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 278
295% 487 MB/s
857GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,011
Write 1,740
Mixed 1,761
410% 1,837 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 33.6
195% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 490
DQ Mixed 229
188% 252 MB/s
907GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,061
Write 1,873
Mixed 1,787
425% 1,907 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 34.5
105% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 603
DQ Mixed 18.7
104% 217 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,182
Write 1,646
Mixed 1,656
406% 1,828 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 27
86% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 249
271% 452 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 1,720 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 110%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $426

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 136% - Outstanding Total price: $1,866

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