Average Bench: 308% (29th of 1072)

Based on 3,193 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB averaged 208.1% 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 1,065MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,230MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB is 256%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 63MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,193 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,125 Read 2,230 2,744
834 Write 1,962 2,493
758 Mixed 1,703 2,271
625 SusWrite 1,423 2,027
411% 1,830 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.2 4K Read 63 78.4
51.1 4K Write 143 242
40.4 4K Mixed 78.9 115
272% 95 MB/s
Min Avg Max
517 DQ Read 1,212 2,239
181 DQ Write 951 1959
312 DQ Mixed 1,065 2,062
802% 1,076 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
650GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1546 1353 1374 1353 1316 1295 MB/s
Read 2,665
Write 2,370
Mixed 1,812
SusWrite 1,373
460% 2,055 MB/s
4K Read 69.4
4K Write 257
4K Mixed 115
389% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 1,860
DQ Write 1,456
DQ Mixed 1,538
1,184% 1,618 MB/s
584GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1686 1479 1424 1417 1423 1433 MB/s
Read 2671
Write 2,387
Mixed 1,822
SusWrite 1,477
468% 2,089 MB/s
4K Read 69.2
4K Write 241
4K Mixed 111
375% 141 MB/s
DQ Read 1,636
DQ Write 1,351
DQ Mixed 1,487
1,115% 1,491 MB/s
683GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1672 1614 1595 1558 1436 1432 MB/s
Read 2,626
Write 2,438
Mixed 1,916
SusWrite 1,551
478% 2,133 MB/s
4K Read 72.2
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 106
364% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,652
DQ Write 1,371
DQ Mixed 1,488
1,121% 1,504 MB/s
922GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2367 2216 1533 1542 1546 1555 MB/s
Read 2,515
Write 2,297
Mixed 1,834
SusWrite 1793
474% 2,110 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.5
252% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,185
DQ Write 1,070
DQ Mixed 1,135
849% 1,130 MB/s
205GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1633 1436 1351 1304 1261 1284 MB/s
Read 2,510
Write 2,315
Mixed 1871
SusWrite 1,378
453% 2,019 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 73.6
242% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,154
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 993
749% 1,009 MB/s
549GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1394 1330 1411 1439 1395 1287 MB/s
Read 2,479
Write 2,254
Mixed 1,778
SusWrite 1376
442% 1,972 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 73.8
239% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 828
622% 835 MB/s
512GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1252 972 954 968 971 978 MB/s
Read 2,398
Write 1,887
Mixed 2,116
SusWrite 1,016
415% 1,854 MB/s
4K Read 78.4
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 69.8
249% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,215
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 264
296% 537 MB/s
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Typical Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB Builds (Compare 15,382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 209%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 230%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z690-PLUS WIFI D4 - $248

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,163

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