Average Bench: 422% (4th of 1058)

Based on 1,884 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 322.5% 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 1,095MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2892MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 245%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 71.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,884 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,643 Read 2,613 2,946
1,380 Write 2892 3,427
1,261 Mixed 2,649 3,099
1,252 SusWrite 2,761 3,422
617% 2,729 MB/s
Min Avg Max
54.5 4K Read 71.4 82.6
81.2 4K Write 165 223
64.2 4K Mixed 97.2 119
320% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
649 DQ Read 1,228 1,611
204 DQ Write 1,005 1,402
370 DQ Mixed 1,095 1,481
826% 1,109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2184 3086 3107 3112 3259 3240 MB/s
Read 2,709
Write 3159
Mixed 2,594
SusWrite 2,998
648% 2865 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 94.8
296% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1296
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 1,209
910% 1,217 MB/s
587GB free
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3426 1887 1800 1805 1789 1801 MB/s
Read 2,965
Write 3,410
Mixed 3,100
SusWrite 2,084
652% 2,890 MB/s
4K Read 82.8
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 121
402% 144 MB/s
DQ Read 1,424
DQ Write 1,314
DQ Mixed 1,386
1,035% 1,375 MB/s
984GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1932 1942 1956 1955 1966 1957 MB/s
Read 2177
Write 2,345
Mixed 1,240
SusWrite 1,951
434% 1,928 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 59.1
216% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1178
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 958
718% 968 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 923 1589 2227 2293 2302 2256 MB/s
Read 2,538
Write 2,409
Mixed 2,418
SusWrite 1,932
523% 2,324 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 62.4
210% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,038
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 329
314% 517 MB/s
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Typical 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 14,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 112%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS MASTER - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,729

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