Average Bench: 308% (21st of 1058)

Based on 483 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB averaged 208.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 913MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,162MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB is 148%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 128MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 483 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,407 Read 2,376 2,680
1,322 Write 2,162 2,462
1,206 Mixed 1,732 1,924
988 SusWrite 1,518 1,783
437% 1,947 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.4 4K Read 58.7 69.2
66.5 4K Write 128 187
46.6 4K Mixed 77 98.9
255% 87.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
794 DQ Read 1,050 1,446
164 DQ Write 802 1,261
306 DQ Mixed 913 1,334
686% 922 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
490GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2146 2184 1453 1451 1447 1442 MB/s
Read 2,532
Write 2,234
Mixed 1,837
SusWrite 1,687
465% 2,072 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 87.3
292% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 993
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 886
685% 935 MB/s
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1980 2076 1582 1513 1482 1510 MB/s
Read 2,492
Write 2,257
Mixed 1,806
SusWrite 1,690
463% 2,061 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 67.9
223% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,031
DQ Write 846
DQ Mixed 935
701% 938 MB/s
624GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1412 1505 1462 1490 1477 1464 MB/s
Read 2,602
Write 2,392
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 1,468
464% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 75.4
245% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 829
DQ Mixed 909
682% 911 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 686 623 612 577 582 563 MB/s
Read 2,558
Write 2,337
Mixed 1,822
SusWrite 607
409% 1,831 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 74.9
252% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,118
DQ Write 905
DQ Mixed 982
743% 1,002 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,307,216 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB Builds (Compare 2,051 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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