Average Bench: 238% (6th of 869)

Based on 5,980 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 138.0% 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 2,157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,393MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 107%. 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 307MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,980 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,538 Read 2,157 2,875
1,051 Write 1,393 1,516
1,133 Mixed 1,323 1,529
359% 1,625 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 4K Read 47 56.3
42 4K Write 108 157
21.6 4K Mixed 39.4 57.4
179% 64.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.6 DQ Read 307 661
79.4 DQ Write 287 489
21.5 DQ Mixed 113 226
135% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
401GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,812
Write 1,490
Mixed 1,447
421% 1,916 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 56.2
251% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 575
DQ Write 431
DQ Mixed 216
239% 407 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,727
Write 1,499
Mixed 1,504
420% 1,910 MB/s
4K Read 58.7
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 36.9
226% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 34.2
53% 96.9 MB/s
325GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,503
Write 1,506
Mixed 1,489
404% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 48.8
188% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 95.9
105% 178 MB/s
704GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,173
Write 1,371
Mixed 1,432
367% 1,659 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 39.5
170% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 88.7
128% 241 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,897
Write 1,394
Mixed 1,250
335% 1,514 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 32.6
185% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 56.5
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 183
145% 193 MB/s
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Typical 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 6,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
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Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $241

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 149% - Outstanding Total price: $1,413

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