Average Bench: 268% (4th of 862)

Based on 341 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 168.2% 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 2,217MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,735MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 128%. 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 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 341 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,423 Read 2,217 2,782
1,247 Write 1,730 1,964
1,329 Mixed 1,735 1,947
421% 1,894 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 42.5 54.1
41.7 4K Write 126 193
25.6 4K Mixed 50.4 77.2
196% 73 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.4 DQ Read 294 636
99.6 DQ Write 340 585
22.5 DQ Mixed 133 285
151% 256 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 2,298
Write 1,674
Mixed 1,739
423% 1,904 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 76.9
261% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 400
DQ Mixed 218
229% 380 MB/s
553GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,686
Write 1,916
Mixed 1,909
481% 2,170 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35.7
173% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 137
140% 228 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,046
Write 1,712
Mixed 1,603
398% 1,787 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 56.5
219% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 276
286% 469 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,519
Write 1,918
Mixed 1,878
467% 2,105 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 43.6
124% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 220
227% 370 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,255
Write 1,721
Mixed 1,856
432% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 34.9
194% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 442
DQ Mixed 29.1
126% 278 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 2,119
Write 1,818
Mixed 1,708
419% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 60.4
215% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 29.5
56% 104 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,250
Write 1,856
Mixed 1,644
426% 1,917 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 15.8
94% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 36.9
DQ Mixed 52.7
34% 38.2 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 143%
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Workstation
Workstation 145%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $474

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 137% - Outstanding Total price: $3,103

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