Average Bench: 306% (21st of 1058)

Based on 175 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB averaged 205.7% 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 891MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,013MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB is 200%. 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 127MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 57MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 175 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,211 Read 2,181 2,658
1,214 Write 2,013 2,432
1,053 Mixed 1,648 1,961
1,056 SusWrite 1,654 2,015
421% 1,874 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.4 4K Read 57 68.8
64.5 4K Write 127 187
47.4 4K Mixed 75.2 98.3
250% 86.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
512 DQ Read 1,014 1,475
135 DQ Write 773 1,325
277 DQ Mixed 891 1,382
667% 893 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2484 2500 2501 1680 1529 1532 MB/s
Read 2,694
Write 2,483
Mixed 1,913
SusWrite 2,038
513% 2,282 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 96.8
322% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,323
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 1,109
818% 1,087 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1859 2260 2437 2003 1298 722 MB/s
Read 2,639
Write 2,422
Mixed 1,896
SusWrite 1,763
489% 2,180 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 86.2
300% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,369
DQ Write 1,087
DQ Mixed 1,193
902% 1,216 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1941 2111 2098 1929 1463 1472 MB/s
Read 2,575
Write 2369
Mixed 1,841
SusWrite 1,836
484% 2,155 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 85.5
296% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,084
827% 1,124 MB/s
402GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1889 1744 1739 1669 1610 1551 MB/s
Read 2,366
Write 2,325
Mixed 1,822
SusWrite 1,700
462% 2,053 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 84.8
291% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,235
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 1,081
813% 1,092 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1515 1537 1522 1513 1474 1494 MB/s
Read 2,615
Write 2,309
Mixed 1,839
SusWrite 1509
463% 2,068 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 73.3
238% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 854
653% 893 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2349 2362 2354 1681 1238 1246 MB/s
Read 2,613
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,639
SusWrite 1,872
474% 2,114 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 54.8
206% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 891
DQ Mixed 436
390% 570 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1971 1965 1966 1965 1485 1463 MB/s
Read 2,109
Write 1927
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 1,802
423% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 54.2
176% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 525
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 396
306% 423 MB/s
778GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 990 1168 1418 1481 1418 1407 MB/s
Read 2,471
Write 1,976
Mixed 1,635
SusWrite 1,314
414% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 59
190% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 307
290% 476 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,814 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB Builds (Compare 2,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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