Average Bench: 290% (26th of 1058)

Based on 11,427 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 980 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 190.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,086MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,217MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 176%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 56.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,427 samples)
Min Avg Max
952 Read 1,564 1,800
1,075 Write 1,957 2,314
999 Mixed 1,685 1,942
500 SusWrite 1,604 2,243
385% 1,703 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.5 4K Read 56.3 65
67.9 4K Write 145 195
50.2 4K Mixed 78.1 94
262% 93.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
660 DQ Read 1,217 1,615
212 DQ Write 969 1,346
445 DQ Mixed 1,086 1,463
815% 1,091 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
768GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2184 2261 2251 2264 2259 2260 MB/s
Read 1,844
Write 2,272
Mixed 1,924
SusWrite 2,247
469% 2,072 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 93.3
316% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,360
DQ Write 1,153
DQ Mixed 1,259
943% 1,257 MB/s
819GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2270 2265 2275 2278 2278 745 MB/s
Read 1,773
Write 2,299
Mixed 1,937
SusWrite 2,019
454% 2,007 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 92.1
313% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,330
DQ Write 1,192
DQ Mixed 1,251
941% 1,257 MB/s
884GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1646 1714 1693 1709 1067 1698 MB/s
Read 1,772
Write 1,735
Mixed 1,710
SusWrite 1,588
384% 1,701 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 88.5
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,354
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 1,242
933% 1,248 MB/s
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2072 1940 1921 1699 1747 1733 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 2,048
Mixed 1,451
SusWrite 1,852
382% 1,682 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 78.9
264% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,466
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 1,332
1,000% 1,339 MB/s
588GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2013 2037 2041 2017 1274 354 MB/s
Read 1495
Write 2,124
Mixed 1,718
SusWrite 1,623
394% 1,740 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 64.9
209% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,053
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 958
714% 952 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2189 2193 667 272 382 404 MB/s
Read 1,783
Write 2,285
Mixed 1,860
SusWrite 1,018
392% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 83.9
278% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1220
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 983
748% 1,018 MB/s
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2010 1938 1817 1327 1474 1363 MB/s
Read 784
Write 1,391
Mixed 925
SusWrite 1,655
271% 1,189 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 69.9
229% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,237
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 1087
821% 1,105 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2114 1026 373 437 475 439 MB/s
Read 1,636
Write 1601
Mixed 1,839
SusWrite 811
331% 1,472 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 79.3
262% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,061
DQ Mixed 1,159
873% 1,172 MB/s
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Typical 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 67,870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,065

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