Average Bench: 248% (6th of 873)

Based on 4 user benchmarks.  Model: AMD-RAID Samsung SSD 960
Poor: 167%Average: 248% Great: 280%

Outstanding average bench

The Amd-raid Samsung SSD 960 512GB averaged 148.0% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,409MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 1,672MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 108MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 116MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,824 Read 2,409 2,851
835 Write 1,660 1,983
1,097 Mixed 1,672 1,900
424% 1,914 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.7 4K Read 40.6 45.3
48.5 4K Write 81.9 107
27.3 4K Mixed 35.3 42.4
150% 52.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.9 DQ Read 108 225
84.6 DQ Write 116 203
26.3 DQ Mixed 50.5 102
55.1% 91.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
348GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 2,675
Write 1,862
Mixed 1,857
472% 2,132 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 36.7
148% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 102
107% 176 MB/s
426GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 2,284
Write 1,983
Mixed 1,835
453% 2,034 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 42.4
180% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.9
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 26.3
30% 50 MB/s
473GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
Read 1,824
Write 835
Mixed 1,097
275% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 34.8
124% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 46.7
52% 89.2 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,217,022 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 960 512GB Builds (Compare 711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 132%
Desktop 136%
Workstation 155%

Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,668

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