Average Bench: 286% (24th of 1011)

Based on 1,872 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 960 PRO 2TB, NVMe Samsung SSD 960

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 186.0% 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 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 898MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,059MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 204%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 913MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,090 Read 2,059 2,691
614 Write 1,532 1,960
560 Mixed 913 1,199
519 SusWrite 1,480 2,015
334% 1,496 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.9 4K Read 45.9 54.6
68.1 4K Write 142 211
42.8 4K Mixed 64.9 81.2
228% 84.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
412 DQ Read 1,075 1,636
233 DQ Write 860 1,313
284 DQ Mixed 898 1,266
691% 944 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 1612 1629 1632 1573 1591 MB/s
Read 2,453
Write 1,597
Mixed 1,067
SusWrite 1,602
374% 1,680 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 74.6
276% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,470
DQ Write 1,348
DQ Mixed 1,274
993% 1,364 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1846 1735 1435 1055 771 629 MB/s
Read 2685
Write 1,852
Mixed 1,068
SusWrite 1,245
381% 1,713 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 228
4K Mixed 81.3
307% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,512
DQ Write 1,295
DQ Mixed 1,290
998% 1,366 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1596 1786 1789 1792 1802 1806 MB/s
Read 2,180
Write 1,796
Mixed 880
SusWrite 1,762
370% 1,654 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 72.5
246% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1,419
DQ Write 1,035
DQ Mixed 1,101
857% 1,185 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1719 1728 1720 1756 1730 1760 MB/s
Read 2,261
Write 1,781
Mixed 944
SusWrite 1,735
376% 1,680 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 68.1
241% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,324
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 1,172
891% 1,205 MB/s
528GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1674 1545 1352 1285 1266 1237 MB/s
Read 1,801
Write 1,544
Mixed 846
SusWrite 1393
313% 1,396 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 54.2
216% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1192
DQ Write 1,003
DQ Mixed 1,065
807% 1,087 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: CXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 514 518 516 517 516 MB/s
Read 613
Write 510
Mixed 487
SusWrite 516
119% 531 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 56.4
188% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 721
DQ Write 603
DQ Mixed 640
486% 655 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 3,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
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Desktop
Desktop 127%
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Workstation
Workstation 134%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $474

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $3,659

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Terrible

2 months ago.

I thougt it wud wun minecwaft but it doesnt wth mom.


Excellent

15 months ago.

Yep, I Like IT!


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