Average Bench: 279% (14th of 976)

Based on 7,204 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 179.2% 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 918MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,036MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 190%. 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 899MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,115 Read 2,036 2,659
569 Write 1,503 1,976
542 Mixed 899 1,137
439 SusWrite 1,384 1,965
325% 1,455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.4 4K Read 46 54.2
72.8 4K Write 141 199
41.3 4K Mixed 64.8 79.4
228% 84.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
316 DQ Read 1,062 1,572
325 DQ Write 872 1,292
410 DQ Mixed 918 1,260
701% 951 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
284GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1989 1915 1797 1729 1711 1654 MB/s
Read 2,243
Write 1956
Mixed 1000
SusWrite 1799
392% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 73.4
256% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,743
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,269
1,022% 1,449 MB/s
944GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1678 1678 1677 1689 1686 1680 MB/s
Read 2,285
Write 1,666
Mixed 992
SusWrite 1,681
370% 1,656 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 215
4K Mixed 78.1
290% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,497
DQ Write 1,301
DQ Mixed 1,284
994% 1,361 MB/s
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1366 1356 1441 1466 1523 1554 MB/s
Read 1,793
Write 1,854
Mixed 841
SusWrite 1,451
333% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 72.2
250% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,128
DQ Write 975
DQ Mixed 1,019
773% 1,040 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,388,728 SSDs tested.

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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 2,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
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Desktop
Desktop 143%
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Workstation
Workstation 158%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME - $22

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $1,730

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