Average Bench: 404% (13th of 1072)

Based on 3,576 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB averaged 303.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,179MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,965MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB is 291%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 169MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 67.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,576 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,716 Read 2,478 2,942
1,452 Write 2,965 3,862
1,421 Mixed 2,620 3,257
1,278 SusWrite 2,527 3,606
599% 2,647 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45 4K Read 67.8 85.4
76.3 4K Write 169 251
54.5 4K Mixed 94.8 126
314% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
650 DQ Read 1,385 2,198
300 DQ Write 1,010 1,753
472 DQ Mixed 1,179 1,946
886% 1,191 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3480 3891 3856 3853 3684 3438 MB/s
Read 2,788
Write 3,914
Mixed 3,304
SusWrite 3,700
778% 3,427 MB/s
4K Read 88.4
4K Write 274
4K Mixed 133
450% 165 MB/s
DQ Read 2,048
DQ Write 1,641
DQ Mixed 1,798
1,358% 1,829 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3546 3582 3573 3494 3559 3556 MB/s
Read 2,824
Write 3595
Mixed 3,110
SusWrite 3,552
741% 3,270 MB/s
4K Read 76.5
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 109
359% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1206
DQ Write 877
DQ Mixed 986
752% 1,023 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3495 3540 3464 3092 3108 3117 MB/s
Read 2,884
Write 3,594
Mixed 3,102
SusWrite 3,303
729% 3,221 MB/s
4K Read 77.6
4K Write 218
4K Mixed 114
379% 136 MB/s
DQ Read 1,292
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 1,138
860% 1,157 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3455 3343 3487 3475 3517 3531 MB/s
Read 2508
Write 3,580
Mixed 3,069
SusWrite 3468
717% 3,156 MB/s
4K Read 75.2
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 110
368% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 1,208
DQ Write 962
DQ Mixed 1,070
805% 1,080 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2886 1882 1865 1861 1869 1867 MB/s
Read 2,726
Write 3,519
Mixed 2,969
SusWrite 2,038
636% 2,813 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 114
362% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 1,909
DQ Write 1,529
DQ Mixed 1,705
1,280% 1,715 MB/s
934GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1657 1821 1864 2011 1863 1934 MB/s
Read 1,885
Write 1,852
Mixed 1,735
SusWrite 1,858
413% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 68.2
227% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 938
DQ Write 379
DQ Mixed 694
504% 670 MB/s
739GB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2045 1794 1722 1663 1675 1664 MB/s
Read 1,914
Write 1896
Mixed 1,816
SusWrite 1,760
416% 1,847 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 57.1
192% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,175
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 841
603% 795 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,655 SSDs tested

Typical Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB Builds (Compare 2,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

System: Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 GU603ZW_GU603ZW

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