Average Bench: 238% (13th of 929)

Based on 10,479 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB, NVMe Samsung SSD 960

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 138.4% 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 2,206MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,400MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 108%. 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 280MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 256MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,479 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,518 Read 2,206 2,887
1,069 Write 1,400 1,519
1,064 Mixed 1,333 1,559
364% 1,646 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 4K Read 45.1 55.4
53.2 4K Write 107 149
22.1 4K Mixed 39.7 56.3
176% 63.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.6 DQ Read 280 586
95.6 DQ Write 256 444
19.4 DQ Mixed 102 206
122% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
850GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,551
Write 1,375
Mixed 1,412
392% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 54.8
230% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 29.2
142% 323 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,730
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,470
414% 1,880 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 51.4
215% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 133
146% 250 MB/s
748GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,842
Write 1,521
Mixed 1,455
426% 1,939 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 47.6
197% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 77
83% 140 MB/s
748GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,757
Write 1,520
Mixed 1,529
426% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 47.5
195% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 76.6
84% 141 MB/s
777GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,911
Write 1,377
Mixed 1,271
337% 1,520 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 28.5
152% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 53.1
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 28.4
44% 79 MB/s
601GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,652
Write 1,399
Mixed 1,293
322% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 43.3
156% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 88.6
92% 153 MB/s
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Typical 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 9,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
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Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $1,747

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