Average Bench: 270% (3rd of 869)

Based on 487 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 170.0% 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 2,242MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,748MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 114%. 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 487 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,684 Read 2,242 2,762
1,392 Write 1,748 1,967
1,407 Mixed 1,746 1,938
425% 1,912 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 4K Read 43.3 53.7
41.6 4K Write 123 189
23.5 4K Mixed 50.1 76.2
195% 72.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 DQ Read 294 644
87.2 DQ Write 343 598
17.2 DQ Mixed 136 285
153% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,373
Write 1,832
Mixed 1,753
441% 1,986 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 61.4
229% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 420
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 182
198% 331 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,930
Write 1,826
Mixed 1,705
406% 1,820 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 50.8
213% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 12
158% 376 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,321
Write 1,581
Mixed 1,918
431% 1,940 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 56.3
173% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 155
160% 260 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,036
Write 1,754
Mixed 1,559
397% 1,783 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 34.5
181% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 42.4
DQ Write 547
DQ Mixed 32.4
103% 207 MB/s
802GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,009
Write 1,546
Mixed 1,629
384% 1,728 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 45.2
151% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 228
220% 345 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,108
Write 1,593
Mixed 1,712
401% 1,805 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 42.8
139% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 118
105% 159 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $475

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 147% - Outstanding Total price: $2,837

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