Average Bench: 447% (5th of 1072)

Based on 943 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB averaged 347.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,678MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB is 334%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 71.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 943 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,348 Read 2,312 3,210
1,641 Write 3,678 4,855
1,596 Mixed 2,564 3,201
1,387 SusWrite 3,081 4,101
660% 2,909 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.5 4K Read 71.4 98.2
86.8 4K Write 211 338
55.9 4K Mixed 106 149
355% 129 MB/s
Min Avg Max
611 DQ Read 1,469 2,248
262 DQ Write 1,059 1,821
423 DQ Mixed 1,235 2,006
931% 1,254 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4573 4598 4565 4733 4220 1067 MB/s
Read 3,203
Write 4,772
Mixed 2,870
SusWrite 3,959
839% 3701 MB/s
4K Read 95.2
4K Write 333
4K Mixed 154
517% 194 MB/s
DQ Read 2,066
DQ Write 1,616
DQ Mixed 1,787
1,352% 1,823 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0B2QJXG7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3557 4126 4203 3991 4244 3351 MB/s
Read 3,084
Write 4,515
Mixed 3,008
SusWrite 3,912
823% 3,630 MB/s
4K Read 86.7
4K Write 280
4K Mixed 132
448% 166 MB/s
DQ Read 2,018
DQ Write 1600
DQ Mixed 1,795
1,347% 1,804 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0B2QJXG7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4750 4756 4757 4760 3566 1058 MB/s
Read 2,114
Write 4,856
Mixed 3,148
SusWrite 3,941
802% 3,515 MB/s
4K Read 96.9
4K Write 297
4K Mixed 146
491% 180 MB/s
DQ Read 1,792
DQ Write 1,374
DQ Mixed 1,571
1,178% 1,579 MB/s
776GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4142 2606 1222 1248 1244 1257 MB/s
Read 2,946
Write 4,364
Mixed 2,840
SusWrite 1,953
684% 3,026 MB/s
4K Read 87.4
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 129
429% 155 MB/s
DQ Read 1,459
DQ Write 1,075
DQ Mixed 1,258
943% 1,264 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 3B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1183 1145 1384 1381 1366 1123 MB/s
Read 1,560
Write 1404
Mixed 1,390
SusWrite 1,264
316% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 60.8
195% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 704
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 472
352% 480 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,220 SSDs tested

Typical Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB Builds (Compare 3,698 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 453%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 596%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z790-E GAMING WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $2,468

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