Average Bench: 205% (14th of 859)

Based on 3,393 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe SAMSUNG MZVKV512, SAMSUNG MZVPV512HDGL-00000, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPV512, NVMe SM951 NVMe SAMSU, SAMSUNG MZVPV512HDGL-000H1

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB averaged 105.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,815MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,282MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB is 102%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 263MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 242MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,393 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,382 Read 1,815 2,037
517 Write 1,105 1,510
742 Mixed 1,282 1,600
310% 1,401 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 4K Read 43.8 51.4
46.3 4K Write 111 169
22.9 4K Mixed 41.9 63.1
179% 65.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.3 DQ Read 263 638
93 DQ Write 242 396
22 DQ Mixed 108 230
121% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,998
Write 1,212
Mixed 1,393
339% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 232
4K Mixed 71.3
296% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 952
DQ Write 399
DQ Mixed 289
316% 547 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,482
Write 1,126
Mixed 1,280
288% 1,296 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 65.8
252% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 174
179% 293 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,868
Write 1,492
Mixed 1,579
366% 1,646 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 29.6
165% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 31.1
38% 63.6 MB/s
407GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,777
Write 1,456
Mixed 1,438
347% 1,557 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 44.6
148% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 104
114% 197 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,843
Write 1,123
Mixed 1,408
323% 1,458 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 42.8
148% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 172
172% 279 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 6L0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,459
Write 1,117
Mixed 1,225
282% 1,267 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 27.7
162% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.1
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 27
35% 61.4 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 1,957
Write 847
Mixed 1,102
286% 1,302 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 30.6
119% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 22.1
31% 54.9 MB/s
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Typical SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB Builds (Compare 920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Asus N501VW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 147% - Outstanding Total price: $304

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