Average Bench: 236% (6th of 859)

Based on 2,057 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 136.2% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,410MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 102%. 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 294MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 268MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,526 Read 2,128 2,843
1,069 Write 1,410 1,518
1,113 Mixed 1,313 1,524
357% 1,617 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 45.8 57.6
37.2 4K Write 107 161
22.5 4K Mixed 38.6 58
175% 63.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.2 DQ Read 294 703
73.4 DQ Write 268 498
18.1 DQ Mixed 103 232
126% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
680GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,452
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,465
390% 1,767 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 50
198% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 443
DQ Mixed 224
252% 434 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 2,007
Write 1,496
Mixed 1,231
349% 1,578 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 33.1
191% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 58.4
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 192
122% 134 MB/s
885GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Read 1,912
Write 1,345
Mixed 1,297
336% 1,518 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 43
179% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 106
89% 123 MB/s
2,057 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,842,931 SSDs tested.


EbayUS $444.995 mins ago.
AmazonUS $467.0036 secs ago.
NeweggUS $480.988 hrs ago.
Send price feedback
Typical 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 4,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 126%
Desktop 118%
Workstation 125%

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $1,977

Popular 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2017 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]


859 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
Intel Core i7-7700K $297Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback