Average Bench: 313% (21st of 1058)

Based on 105 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB averaged 212.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 911MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,068MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB is 157%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 128MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 56.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 105 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,341 Read 2,242 2,649
1,278 Write 2,068 2,428
1,193 Mixed 1,677 1,957
1,179 SusWrite 1,707 2,015
432% 1,924 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.1 4K Read 56.4 68.8
74.2 4K Write 128 188
47.3 4K Mixed 74.9 98.1
249% 86.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
429 DQ Read 1,021 1,512
149 DQ Write 824 1,357
282 DQ Mixed 911 1,419
685% 919 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2230 2310 2266 1829 1528 1527 MB/s
Read 2,643
Write 2,377
Mixed 1,912
SusWrite 1,948
499% 2,220 MB/s
4K Read 67.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 91.7
309% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1226
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 1,014
792% 1,094 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2331 2408 2455 1693 1487 1499 MB/s
Read 2,636
Write 2359
Mixed 1,900
SusWrite 1,979
498% 2,219 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 94.3
317% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,126
DQ Write 835
DQ Mixed 883
686% 948 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1947 1985 2250 1922 1517 1517 MB/s
Read 2,566
Write 2,260
Mixed 1,799
SusWrite 1,856
476% 2,120 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 73.2
239% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 933
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 768
589% 804 MB/s
504GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1611 1500 1472 1428 1388 1333 MB/s
Read 2,558
Write 2,338
Mixed 1,826
SusWrite 1,455
458% 2,044 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 88.4
299% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 773
DQ Mixed 876
655% 876 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2178 2178 2170 1929 1429 1493 MB/s
Read 2,348
Write 2,180
Mixed 1,691
SusWrite 1896
456% 2,029 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 62.3
206% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 818
DQ Write 605
DQ Mixed 601
479% 675 MB/s
490GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1366 1354 1354 1361 1344 1274 MB/s
Read 1,944
Write 1,380
Mixed 1,355
SusWrite 1,342
337% 1,505 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 54.4
184% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 526
417% 595 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1034 1037 1051 1056 1051 1049 MB/s
Read 1,504
Write 1,320
Mixed 1,277
SusWrite 1,046
289% 1,287 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 71.2
230% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 987
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 898
675% 903 MB/s
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Typical Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB Builds (Compare 1,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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