Average Bench: 267% (1st of 859)

Based on 210 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 166.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,734MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 140%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 279MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 332MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 210 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,360 Read 2,208 2,789
1,235 Write 1,722 1,960
1,303 Mixed 1,734 1,945
420% 1,888 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 4K Read 42.6 54.5
40.6 4K Write 126 194
27.2 4K Mixed 50.5 77.8
196% 73 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.1 DQ Read 279 632
109 DQ Write 332 568
22.4 DQ Mixed 126 278
145% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
4.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Read 3,790
Write 4,914
Mixed 3,179
888% 3,961 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 62.7
210% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 108
118% 197 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,249
Write 1,442
Mixed 1,716
400% 1,802 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 62.9
254% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 474
DQ Mixed 273
279% 457 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,286
Write 1,486
Mixed 1,760
409% 1,844 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 72.1
221% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 203
206% 335 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,110
Write 1,431
Mixed 1,761
392% 1,767 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 62.2
230% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 614
DQ Write 475
DQ Mixed 265
274% 451 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,038
Write 1,531
Mixed 1,722
392% 1,764 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 76.6
209% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 197
202% 331 MB/s
543GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,287
Write 1,696
Mixed 1,616
414% 1,866 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 34
115% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 39.2
41% 69.2 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 1,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 127%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $433

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 153% - Outstanding Total price: $2,482

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