Average Bench: 237% (5th of 853)

Based on 1,400 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 136.6% 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 2,156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,375MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 127%. 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 284MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,400 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,305 Read 2,156 2,874
944 Write 1,375 1,521
999 Mixed 1,296 1,527
355% 1,609 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 47.6 58.1
35 4K Write 109 158
20.6 4K Mixed 39 58.9
180% 65.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.1 DQ Read 284 653
80.3 DQ Write 282 498
17.7 DQ Mixed 105 236
128% 224 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
854GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,859
Write 1,523
Mixed 1,485
430% 1,956 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 28.8
178% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 51.3
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 28.7
37% 63.5 MB/s
788GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,036
Write 1,431
Mixed 1,266
349% 1,578 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 54.9
224% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 193
210% 354 MB/s
823GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,274
Write 1,501
Mixed 1,295
373% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 31.2
192% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 52.8
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 186
118% 130 MB/s
854GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,424
Write 1,412
Mixed 1,423
387% 1,753 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 24.2
154% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 171
104% 108 MB/s
614GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,243
Write 1,492
Mixed 1,213
364% 1,650 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 31.7
121% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 52.8
DQ Mixed 17.2
20% 34.4 MB/s
666GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,929
Write 1,428
Mixed 1,228
339% 1,528 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 25.5
145% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 24.3
66% 142 MB/s
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Typical 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 2,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $1,974

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