Average Bench: 396% (12th of 1074)

Based on 5,258 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB averaged 295.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,091MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB is 237%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 71.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,258 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,758 Read 2,558 3,034
1,460 Write 3,091 3,886
1,415 Mixed 2,726 3,320
1,471 SusWrite 2,172 2,680
596% 2,637 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.8 4K Read 71.7 89.5
80.1 4K Write 182 262
58.9 4K Mixed 102 134
336% 119 MB/s
Min Avg Max
627 DQ Read 1,432 2201
314 DQ Write 1,092 1790
486 DQ Mixed 1,243 1,984
935% 1,256 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
667GB free
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3766 3824 3820 1641 1577 1573 MB/s
Read 2,922
Write 3,814
Mixed 3234
SusWrite 2,700
717% 3,167 MB/s
4K Read 86.8
4K Write 227
4K Mixed 126
414% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 1,685
DQ Write 1,408
DQ Mixed 1,541
1,156% 1,545 MB/s
686GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3563 3647 3483 1502 1541 1591 MB/s
Read 2,786
Write 3,756
Mixed 3,158
SusWrite 2,555
694% 3,064 MB/s
4K Read 82.2
4K Write 236
4K Mixed 122
406% 147 MB/s
DQ Read 1,626
DQ Write 1,323
DQ Mixed 1,454
1,094% 1,468 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2169 2063 2030 2070 2044 2044 MB/s
Read 2,657
Write 3,074
Mixed 1,766
SusWrite 2,070
538% 2,392 MB/s
4K Read 90.4
4K Write 257
4K Mixed 136
447% 161 MB/s
DQ Read 2,057
DQ Write 1,657
DQ Mixed 1,378
1,162% 1,698 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1080 1564 1760 1817 1140 575 MB/s
Read 2,065
Write 1,999
Mixed 1206
SusWrite 1,322
370% 1,648 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 54
179% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 808
DQ Mixed 772
617% 869 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,656 SSDs tested

Typical Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB Builds (Compare 15,764 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 - $181

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,320

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