Average Bench: 354% (15th of 1069)

Based on 3,450 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PM9A1 NVMe Samsung 1024GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB averaged 253.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,038MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,513MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB is 296%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 70.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,450 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,135 Read 2,281 3,008
923 Write 2,513 3,851
946 Mixed 2,155 3,066
954 SusWrite 1,943 2,683
502% 2,223 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40 4K Read 70.3 88.9
83.6 4K Write 171 251
47.9 4K Mixed 96.8 131
321% 113 MB/s
Min Avg Max
524 DQ Read 1,194 1,823
276 DQ Write 772 1,504
465 DQ Mixed 1,038 1,655
759% 1,001 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3599 3683 3344 1719 1730 1721 MB/s
Read 2,857
Write 3,776
Mixed 2,967
SusWrite 2,632
692% 3,058 MB/s
4K Read 87.3
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 129
419% 149 MB/s
DQ Read 1,765
DQ Write 1,495
DQ Mixed 1,630
1,221% 1,630 MB/s
899GB free
Firmware: 36303229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3515 3389 3526 2321 1695 1699 MB/s
Read 2,912
Write 3,461
Mixed 2894
SusWrite 2,691
675% 2,989 MB/s
4K Read 80.1
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 117
389% 140 MB/s
DQ Read 1,705
DQ Write 1,380
DQ Mixed 1,540
1,154% 1,542 MB/s
865GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3288 3524 3151 1736 1741 1741 MB/s
Read 2904
Write 3,827
Mixed 3,074
SusWrite 2530
697% 3,084 MB/s
4K Read 87.5
4K Write 236
4K Mixed 127
420% 150 MB/s
DQ Read 1,507
DQ Write 1,323
DQ Mixed 1,438
1,072% 1,423 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2126 1973 1778 1811 1792 1821 MB/s
Read 2,437
Write 2265
Mixed 2,259
SusWrite 1,884
498% 2,211 MB/s
4K Read 71.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 98
317% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 432
DQ Mixed 906
644% 842 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1887 2052 2058 2079 2081 2084 MB/s
Read 2,235
Write 2,171
Mixed 1,208
SusWrite 2040
430% 1,914 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.2
218% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,226
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 981
754% 1,032 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1523 1722 1885 2025 1689 1419 MB/s
Read 2,272
Write 2,173
Mixed 2,105
SusWrite 1,711
465% 2,065 MB/s
4K Read 70.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 95.1
309% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,135
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 812
594% 794 MB/s
631GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 892 722 917 842 859 MB/s
Read 1,383
Write 992
Mixed 1442
SusWrite 852
262% 1,167 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 66.4
205% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 377
280% 378 MB/s
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Typical PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB Builds (Compare 3,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 15 9510

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