Average Bench: 263% (3rd of 850)

Based on 108 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 163.2% 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 2,171MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,718MB/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 267MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 328MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 108 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,304 Read 2,171 2,816
1,158 Write 1,678 1,965
1,209 Mixed 1,718 1,945
412% 1,856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 43.2 55.2
48.8 4K Write 131 198
29.4 4K Mixed 50.2 78.6
199% 74.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.8 DQ Read 267 633
109 DQ Write 328 568
24.9 DQ Mixed 126 283
143% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,759
Write 1,749
Mixed 1,845
468% 2,118 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 37.3
206% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 48.3
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 35.4
100% 198 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,446
Write 1,797
Mixed 1,713
440% 1,985 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.4
195% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 31.1
77% 164 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,370
Write 1,842
Mixed 1,716
439% 1,976 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 32.5
169% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 131
130% 210 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,263
Write 1,818
Mixed 1,683
427% 1,921 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 39.4
200% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 53
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 39.1
51% 87.2 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 2,256
Write 1,720
Mixed 1,651
416% 1,876 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 53.4
191% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 123
122% 197 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 1,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 125%
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Workstation
Workstation 107%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 - $569

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 153% - Outstanding Total price: $2,594

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