Average Bench: 431% (4th of 1058)

Based on 31,035 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 330.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,283MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,910MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 258%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 190MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 72.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,035 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,551 Read 2,579 3,028
1,780 Write 2,910 3,486
1,248 Mixed 2,633 3,146
1,364 SusWrite 2,669 3,431
610% 2,698 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47.1 4K Read 72.4 86
99.4 4K Write 190 259
59.9 4K Mixed 103 130
342% 122 MB/s
Min Avg Max
776 DQ Read 1,481 2,169
355 DQ Write 1,134 1741
561 DQ Mixed 1,283 1,937
966% 1,299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3304 3359 3317 3372 3287 1372 MB/s
Read 2,972
Write 3370
Mixed 3,096
SusWrite 3,002
703% 3,110 MB/s
4K Read 74.1
4K Write 245
4K Mixed 126
404% 148 MB/s
DQ Read 2,039
DQ Write 1,528
DQ Mixed 1,779
1,331% 1,782 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2333 1994 2095 2537 1868 1827 MB/s
Read 2,128
Write 3,414
Mixed 3,156
SusWrite 2,109
614% 2,702 MB/s
4K Read 85.4
4K Write 239
4K Mixed 120
410% 148 MB/s
DQ Read 1,971
DQ Write 1,544
DQ Mixed 1,737
1,305% 1,751 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2790 2968 2972 3007 2988 2974 MB/s
Read 2,681
Write 2,653
Mixed 2,740
SusWrite 2,950
623% 2,756 MB/s
4K Read 72.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 89.3
296% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1031
DQ Write 751
DQ Mixed 870
656% 884 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1594 1898 1901 1894 1902 1922 MB/s
Read 2,824
Write 3,212
Mixed 2,937
SusWrite 1,852
610% 2,706 MB/s
4K Read 77.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 103
334% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,289
DQ Write 893
DQ Mixed 1,053
796% 1,078 MB/s
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2408 1887 1583 1499 1303 1381 MB/s
Read 2,709
Write 3,244
Mixed 2,964
SusWrite 1,677
598% 2,649 MB/s
4K Read 74.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 106
347% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,410
DQ Write 1,186
DQ Mixed 1,288
968% 1,295 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1872 1736 1748 1738 1742 1740 MB/s
Read 2,071
Write 1,896
Mixed 1,901
SusWrite 1,763
430% 1,908 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 76.3
292% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,358
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 1,136
860% 1,164 MB/s
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2490 1920 1731 1723 1705 1686 MB/s
Read 2,339
Write 2,320
Mixed 2,250
SusWrite 1,876
495% 2,196 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 73.5
239% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 948
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 829
621% 833 MB/s
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Typical 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 8,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 232%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 288%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $2,369

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