Average Bench: 279% (45th of 1080)

Based on 18,356 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 1TB, NVMe Samsung SSD 960

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 179.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 935MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,227MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 195%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 881MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 47.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,140 Read 2,017 2,657
380 Write 1,426 1,974
549 Mixed 881 1,106
324 SusWrite 1,340 2,002
316% 1,416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.6 4K Read 47.3 55.9
63.5 4K Write 139 215
42.1 4K Mixed 65.1 82.8
229% 83.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
646 DQ Read 1,227 1,800
197 DQ Write 858 1,344
315 DQ Mixed 935 1,277
727% 1,007 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
875GB free
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1793 1791 1795 1792 1792 1765 MB/s
Read 2,240
Write 1,790
Mixed 960
SusWrite 1788
379% 1,694 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 83
286% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,721
DQ Write 1,352
DQ Mixed 1,284
1,030% 1,453 MB/s
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1419 1560 1514 1557 1535 1475 MB/s
Read 2,417
Write 1,637
Mixed 937
SusWrite 1,510
362% 1,625 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.7
194% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,147
DQ Write 647
DQ Mixed 831
636% 875 MB/s
696GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1786 1654 1616 1564 1559 1564 MB/s
Read 1,797
Write 1,579
Mixed 922
SusWrite 1,624
332% 1,480 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 47.9
168% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 817
608% 809 MB/s
597GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1626 1575 1582 1580 1530 1535 MB/s
Read 2,034
Write 1,670
Mixed 965
SusWrite 1,571
349% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 45.9
150% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 407
302% 402 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 522 409 370 349 354 349 MB/s
Read 2,166
Write 480
Mixed 672
SusWrite 392
202% 928 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 63.9
224% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,285
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 824
636% 887 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 634 622 597 553 531 MB/s
Read 2,002
Write 1,028
Mixed 826
SusWrite 619
247% 1,119 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 48.4
156% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 788
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 460
365% 522 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 872 782 799 791 788 787 MB/s
Read 1,397
Write 835
Mixed 683
SusWrite 803
207% 930 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 50.1
149% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 703
550% 756 MB/s
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Desktop 89%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $179

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