Average Bench: 327% (16th of 1058)

Based on 34 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB averaged 227.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 890MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,469MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB is 153%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 128MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 49.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 34 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,637 Read 2,469 2,777
1,384 Write 2,122 2,465
1,008 Mixed 1,360 1,571
1,035 SusWrite 1,915 2,444
441% 1,966 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.2 4K Read 49.7 62.1
39.3 4K Write 128 217
33.3 4K Mixed 67 92.4
229% 81.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
635 DQ Read 1,026 1,346
132 DQ Write 802 1,165
266 DQ Mixed 890 1,235
672% 906 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
811GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2306 2410 2401 2465 2459 2459 MB/s
Read 2,777
Write 2,422
Mixed 1,549
SusWrite 2,417
514% 2,291 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 90.5
322% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,223
DQ Write 1,074
DQ Mixed 1,137
856% 1,145 MB/s
811GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1824 2167 2289 2389 2174 2305 MB/s
Read 2,588
Write 2,035
Mixed 1,238
SusWrite 2,191
451% 2,013 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 83.9
284% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,203
DQ Write 1,075
DQ Mixed 1,119
845% 1,133 MB/s
535GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1619 1777 1880 1921 1802 1832 MB/s
Read 2,502
Write 1,779
Mixed 1352
SusWrite 1,805
416% 1,860 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 69.3
239% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,132
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 936
718% 980 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1038 1558 1884 1652 1254 1149 MB/s
Read 2,634
Write 2,301
Mixed 1,342
SusWrite 1,422
430% 1,925 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 70.4
238% 82.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,092
DQ Write 898
DQ Mixed 983
740% 991 MB/s
857GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1246 1296 1378 1337 1316 1401 MB/s
Read 1,997
Write 1,384
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 1329
323% 1,446 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 50.8
174% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 266
234% 365 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 1067 1142 957 1073 1054 MB/s
Read 1,980
Write 1,511
Mixed 1,008
SusWrite 1,035
309% 1,383 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 53.2
172% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 816
DQ Write 835
DQ Mixed 669
546% 773 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,070,964 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB Builds (Compare 401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO

Motherboard: EVGA Z390 DARK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,735

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