Average Bench: 432% (7th of 1069)

Based on 51,840 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 332.5% 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 1,352MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,927MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 280%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 71.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,840 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,638 Read 2,577 3,012
1,579 Write 2,927 3,527
1483 Mixed 2,698 3,173
1,478 SusWrite 2,701 3,455
616% 2,726 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.1 4K Read 71.1 86.9
77.3 4K Write 181 258
59.9 4K Mixed 99.9 130
332% 117 MB/s
Min Avg Max
875 DQ Read 1,573 2,231
290 DQ Write 1,189 1,779
443 DQ Mixed 1,352 1,992
1,019% 1,371 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: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3306 3363 3305 3013 3436 3506 MB/s
Read 2,207
Write 2,865
Mixed 2,567
SusWrite 3,322
622% 2,740 MB/s
4K Read 69.4
4K Write 225
4K Mixed 111
367% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,879
DQ Write 1476
DQ Mixed 1,670
1,252% 1,675 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2726 3115 3113 3193 3163 3146 MB/s
Read 2,911
Write 3,183
Mixed 2,918
SusWrite 3076
683% 3,022 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 105
329% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,713
DQ Write 1,388
DQ Mixed 1,535
1,154% 1,546 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3233 3278 3318 3301 3312 3350 MB/s
Read 2,333
Write 2,948
Mixed 2,850
SusWrite 3,299
648% 2,857 MB/s
4K Read 78.2
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 110
362% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1,543
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 1,355
1,021% 1,372 MB/s
807GB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3176 3151 3139 3142 3142 3140 MB/s
Read 2,746
Write 3278
Mixed 2,980
SusWrite 3,148
688% 3,038 MB/s
4K Read 72.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 102
329% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1188
DQ Write 929
DQ Mixed 1,022
774% 1,046 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2544 2743 2639 3047 3049 3047 MB/s
Read 2,504
Write 2,871
Mixed 2,669
SusWrite 2,845
616% 2,722 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 81.6
268% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,286
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,121
842% 1,131 MB/s
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Typical 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 3,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 260%
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Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 307%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z690-E GAMING WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,636

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