Average Bench: 237% (7th of 862)

Based on 3,338 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 136.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,102MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,390MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 105%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 311MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 301MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,338 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,497 Read 2,102 2,852
1,032 Write 1,390 1,525
1,036 Mixed 1,291 1,535
352% 1,594 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.5 4K Read 47.2 58.4
42.8 4K Write 112 161
21.4 4K Mixed 39.3 58.9
181% 66.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.7 DQ Read 311 661
80.6 DQ Write 301 506
20 DQ Mixed 114 235
138% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
816GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,993
Write 1,486
Mixed 1,251
349% 1,577 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 42.2
181% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 115
116% 190 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,959
Write 1,111
Mixed 1,121
308% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 55.6
210% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 184
209% 365 MB/s
859GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,017
Write 1,475
Mixed 1,246
350% 1,579 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 40
166% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 47
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 59.2
53% 76.5 MB/s
849GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,544
Write 1,104
Mixed 1,125
279% 1,258 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 52.1
202% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 441
DQ Mixed 207
235% 403 MB/s
585GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,870
Write 1,434
Mixed 1,211
334% 1,505 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 13.9
89% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 77.4
DQ Write 66.9
DQ Mixed 14.3
26% 52.9 MB/s
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Typical 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 5,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 118%
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Workstation
Workstation 125%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $1,850

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