Average Bench: 233% (25th of 956)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Samsung SSD 960

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Samsung SSD 960 512GB averaged 132.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 960 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,728MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,722MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 960 512GB is 108%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Amd-raid Samsung SSD 960 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 156MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 220MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
1077 Read 1,857 2,851
835 Write 1,728 1,983
834 Mixed 1,523 1,900
1,722 SusWrite 1,722 1,722
385% 1,708 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 38.8 45.3
48.5 4K Write 84.6 107
26.1 4K Mixed 34.9 45.6
148% 52.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.1 DQ Read 156 362
84.6 DQ Write 220 706
23 DQ Mixed 95.4 515
98.1% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1730 1637 1708 1746 1760 1750 MB/s
Read 1077
Write 1,724
Mixed 834
SusWrite 1,722
304% 1,339 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45.6
173% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 706
DQ Mixed 515
397% 528 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 1,635
Write 1,805
Mixed 1,490
368% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 26.7
132% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 23
56% 115 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 1,446
Write 1,836
Mixed 1,656
370% 1,646 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 38.5
144% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 83.2
88% 146 MB/s
360GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6Q
Read 1,553
Write 1,763
Mixed 1,543
363% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 26.1
117% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 427
DQ Mixed 24
118% 264 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 1,586
Write 1,699
Mixed 1,506
357% 1,597 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 40.9
158% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 35.1
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 78.1
68% 96.1 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,001,532 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 960 512GB Builds (Compare 1,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME - $429

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,829

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