Average Bench: 266% (3rd of 853)

Based on 126 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 165.6% 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 2,195MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,724MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 157%. 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 276MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 126 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,300 Read 2,195 2,818
1,209 Write 1,695 1,966
1,266 Mixed 1,724 1,946
416% 1,871 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 4K Read 43.1 55
42.6 4K Write 131 202
28.9 4K Mixed 50.4 79.2
199% 74.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.8 DQ Read 276 629
109 DQ Write 330 561
24.6 DQ Mixed 127 281
145% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,469
Write 1,852
Mixed 1,722
447% 2,014 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 68.4
254% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 569
DQ Mixed 273
293% 488 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,475
Write 1,863
Mixed 1,738
449% 2,025 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 32.5
161% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 32
76% 160 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,337
Write 1,599
Mixed 1,898
432% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 22.3
92% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 25.4
30% 48.9 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Read 1,155
Write 1,704
Mixed 1,445
323% 1,435 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 23.3
88% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 30
47% 89.4 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 1,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 126%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $524

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 157% - Outstanding Total price: $2,484

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