Average Bench: 322% (25th of 1072)

Based on 5,261 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PM9A1 NVMe Samsung 1024GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB averaged 222.5% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 884MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,375MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB is 280%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 61.7MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,261 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,162 Read 2,189 2965
801 Write 2,375 3,720
798 Mixed 2,042 3,006
797 SusWrite 1,833 2,607
476% 2,110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.4 4K Read 61.7 84.7
56 4K Write 134 220
40.7 4K Mixed 82.6 120
270% 92.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
348 DQ Read 1,061 1,600
182 DQ Write 683 1,346
276 DQ Mixed 884 1,469
656% 876 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36309229 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3400 3415 3438 2170 1610 1644 MB/s
Read 2,891
Write 3374
Mixed 2,853
SusWrite 2613
662% 2,933 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 102
330% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,485
DQ Write 1,291
DQ Mixed 1,415
1,053% 1,397 MB/s
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36309229 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2724 2989 3232 2966 1613 1633 MB/s
Read 2,715
Write 3,257
Mixed 2,883
SusWrite 2,526
643% 2,845 MB/s
4K Read 72.9
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 110
353% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,558
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,486
1,105% 1,464 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,195 SSDs tested


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