Average Bench: 429% (10th of 1072)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB averaged 329.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,399MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 3,769MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB is 252%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 75.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 241MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,571 Read 2,397 3,277
1,120 Write 3,769 4,888
1,640 Mixed 2,635 3,192
1,645 SusWrite 2,466 2,905
639% 2,817 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.7 4K Read 75.1 100
97.9 4K Write 241 353
64.6 4K Mixed 113 156
386% 143 MB/s
Min Avg Max
735 DQ Read 1,572 2,247
408 DQ Write 1,261 1,908
510 DQ Mixed 1,399 2,062
1,052% 1,411 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
471GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4604 4210 1566 1543 1689 1849 MB/s
Read 3,166
Write 4,652
Mixed 3,017
SusWrite 2,577
758% 3,353 MB/s
4K Read 95.7
4K Write 278
4K Mixed 139
471% 171 MB/s
DQ Read 1,609
DQ Write 1,280
DQ Mixed 1,426
1,072% 1,439 MB/s
800GB free
Firmware: 3B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4376 4401 3486 1659 1663 1649 MB/s
Read 3,103
Write 4,094
Mixed 2,742
SusWrite 2,872
724% 3,203 MB/s
4K Read 75
4K Write 234
4K Mixed 112
381% 140 MB/s
DQ Read 1,233
DQ Write 989
DQ Mixed 1,094
823% 1,105 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 953 3316 2321 1626 1634 1831 MB/s
Read 2,420
Write 4,454
Mixed 3,013
SusWrite 1,947
671% 2,959 MB/s
4K Read 84.4
4K Write 258
4K Mixed 131
433% 158 MB/s
DQ Read 1,253
DQ Write 1178
DQ Mixed 1,221
915% 1,217 MB/s
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2262 2288 2251 2259 2151 1553 MB/s
Read 1,928
Write 2,280
Mixed 1,957
SusWrite 2,127
469% 2,073 MB/s
4K Read 77.8
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 108
348% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,021
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 994
670% 825 MB/s
750GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QJXD7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1895 1872 1683 1707 1851 1855 MB/s
Read 1,529
Write 1,462
Mixed 1,204
SusWrite 1,810
339% 1,501 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 46.5
158% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 733
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 554
392% 511 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,214 SSDs tested

Typical Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB Builds (Compare 2,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 453%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 596%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS Z790 HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $2,522

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