Average Bench: 345% (13th of 1058)

Based on 2,057 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PM9A1 NVMe Samsung 1024GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB averaged 244.9% 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 1,000MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,382MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB is 289%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 692MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,132 Read 2,277 3,053
961 Write 2,382 3,868
1,010 Mixed 2,094 3,078
955 SusWrite 1,873 2,692
486% 2,157 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.9 4K Read 71.2 89.3
77.5 4K Write 165 245
48.3 4K Mixed 95.9 130
318% 111 MB/s
Min Avg Max
575 DQ Read 1,136 1,684
277 DQ Write 692 1,349
515 DQ Mixed 1,000 1,516
722% 943 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
868GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308229 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2414 3310 3635 2745 1651 1674 MB/s
Read 3,078
Write 3,899
Mixed 3,088
SusWrite 2,571
714% 3,159 MB/s
4K Read 89.7
4K Write 250
4K Mixed 129
434% 156 MB/s
DQ Read 1,674
DQ Write 1,501
DQ Mixed 1,603
1,198% 1,593 MB/s
835GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1696 1938 1940 1925 1939 1928 MB/s
Read 2627
Write 2,384
Mixed 2,318
SusWrite 1,894
518% 2,306 MB/s
4K Read 74.1
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 104
335% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 1,043
DQ Mixed 1,123
844% 1,128 MB/s
788GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 36308029 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1321 1590 1638 1699 1693 1702 MB/s
Read 2,098
Write 1,678
Mixed 1741
SusWrite 1,607
400% 1,781 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 84
274% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 941
DQ Write 423
DQ Mixed 952
634% 772 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,426 SSDs tested.

Typical PM9A1 Samsung 1024GB Builds (Compare 3,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 15 9510

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