Average Bench: 285% (17th of 1003)

Based on 1,737 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 185.1% 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 891MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,056MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 201%. 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 45.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 909MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,737 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,158 Read 2,056 2,664
613 Write 1,527 1,959
556 Mixed 909 1,196
520 SusWrite 1,471 2,014
333% 1,491 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32 4K Read 45.8 55
64.7 4K Write 141 214
42.8 4K Mixed 64.7 81.7
227% 84 MB/s
Min Avg Max
437 DQ Read 1,071 1,684
238 DQ Write 856 1,316
292 DQ Mixed 891 1,265
687% 939 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1891 1844 1699 1519 1557 1519 MB/s
Read 1,723
Write 1,483
Mixed 843
SusWrite 1,671
321% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 69.2
236% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,474
DQ Write 1,301
DQ Mixed 1,242
971% 1,339 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1740 1740 1849 1759 1528 1725 MB/s
Read 1,766
Write 1,673
Mixed 748
SusWrite 1,724
332% 1,477 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 70.6
242% 88.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,164
DQ Write 951
DQ Mixed 1,026
776% 1,047 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1814 1778 1647 1719 1693 1693 MB/s
Read 1,982
Write 1782
Mixed 1,051
SusWrite 1,724
367% 1,635 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 61.4
208% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 786
DQ Mixed 775
592% 800 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1474 1373 1608 1457 1463 1499 MB/s
Read 1,814
Write 1,422
Mixed 866
SusWrite 1,479
312% 1,395 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 65.9
221% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1147
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 1,049
793% 1,065 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1331 1439 1240 1222 1113 1161 MB/s
Read 1,176
Write 987
Mixed 759
SusWrite 1,251
235% 1,043 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 51.5
201% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,436
DQ Write 1,202
DQ Mixed 1,173
918% 1,270 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1181 1086 1079 1053 1058 1070 MB/s
Read 1,746
Write 1,359
Mixed 826
SusWrite 1,088
280% 1,255 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 57.5
204% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 918
DQ Write 793
DQ Mixed 868
647% 860 MB/s
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BHPhotoUS $1,23911 months
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AmazonUS $1,3792 days
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 3,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
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Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 131% - Outstanding Total price: $3,466

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 Comments

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Terrible

30 days ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

Yep, I Like IT!


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