Average Bench: 282% (31st of 1058)

Based on 247 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB averaged 181.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 912MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,120MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB is 128%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 55.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 247 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,404 Read 2,270 2,531
1,316 Write 2,120 2,384
1156 Mixed 1,564 1,742
755 SusWrite 1,238 1,532
403% 1,798 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.6 4K Read 55.7 64.9
73.1 4K Write 119 167
50.2 4K Mixed 72.6 90.4
240% 82.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
637 DQ Read 1,025 1,483
287 DQ Write 796 1,275
454 DQ Mixed 912 1,357
682% 911 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 998 933 1106 1122 1074 1082 MB/s
Read 2,421
Write 2,254
Mixed 1,586
SusWrite 1,052
409% 1,828 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 80.2
261% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,227
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 983
748% 1,018 MB/s
521GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1318 999 1044 987 1044 1040 MB/s
Read 2,525
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,687
SusWrite 1072
428% 1,913 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 73.2
238% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 777
DQ Mixed 849
642% 864 MB/s
777GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1228 1165 1153 1152 1145 1112 MB/s
Read 2,499
Write 2,189
Mixed 1,640
SusWrite 1,159
419% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 67.8
212% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 433
385% 598 MB/s
929GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 561 580 553 906 913 884 MB/s
Read 1,125
Write 955
Mixed 968
SusWrite 733
212% 945 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 68.8
226% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 510
362% 470 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,201,476 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB Builds (Compare 2,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 17 9700

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