Average Bench: 271% (39th of 1058)

Based on 42 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 980 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB averaged 170.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 930MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,842MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB is 169%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 980 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 125MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 50.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42 samples)
Min Avg Max
975 Read 1,499 1,780
973 Write 1,842 2,305
961 Mixed 1,599 1,945
790 SusWrite 1,636 2,172
372% 1,644 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.3 4K Read 50.8 64.9
61.2 4K Write 125 205
32 4K Mixed 68.2 95.5
231% 81.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
203 DQ Read 1,045 1,533
227 DQ Write 718 1,329
254 DQ Mixed 930 1,403
681% 898 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
882GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2163 2158 2147 2135 2162 2155 MB/s
Read 1,775
Write 2,208
Mixed 1836
SusWrite 2,153
451% 1993 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 65
212% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 799
DQ Mixed 891
666% 889 MB/s
668GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2048 2071 2090 2083 2083 826 MB/s
Read 1,723
Write 2,182
Mixed 1,864
SusWrite 1,867
432% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 72.4
237% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 823
DQ Mixed 906
679% 906 MB/s
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2165 1743 2185 2191 2183 626 MB/s
Read 1,766
Write 2,152
Mixed 1,869
SusWrite 1,849
432% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 71.2
234% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 797
DQ Mixed 888
663% 883 MB/s
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1605 1316 1676 1840 2004 2028 MB/s
Read 1,548
Write 2,087
Mixed 1,619
SusWrite 1,745
396% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 65.8
230% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 1284
DQ Write 840
DQ Mixed 1,062
792% 1,062 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,034,231 SSDs tested.

Typical Samsung SSD 980 1TB Builds (Compare 1,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Asus ASUS TUF Dash F15 FX516PM_FX516PM

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