Average Bench: 285% (22nd of 1011)

Based on 2,087 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 185.0% 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 930MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,046MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 200%. 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 911MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,087 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,152 Read 2,046 2,665
671 Write 1,529 1,946
614 Mixed 911 1,170
513 SusWrite 1,452 2,012
332% 1,485 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.8 4K Read 45.8 54.6
77.3 4K Write 142 211
46.4 4K Mixed 64.9 81.3
228% 84.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
497 DQ Read 1,103 1,607
234 DQ Write 886 1,316
309 DQ Mixed 930 1,268
714% 973 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1081 1497 1760 1826 1741 1390 MB/s
Read 2,217
Write 1,814
Mixed 969
SusWrite 1,549
366% 1,637 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 76.8
271% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1363
DQ Write 1,186
DQ Mixed 1213
926% 1,254 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1683 1641 1580 1624 1632 1621 MB/s
Read 2,665
Write 1,673
Mixed 1,144
SusWrite 1630
396% 1,778 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 74.2
250% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 753
564% 753 MB/s
584GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1546 1474 1504 1554 1553 1557 MB/s
Read 2,376
Write 1,516
Mixed 1,094
SusWrite 1,531
363% 1,630 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 72.6
252% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,140
DQ Write 1,092
DQ Mixed 1,054
809% 1,096 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1520 1498 1446 1436 1404 1431 MB/s
Read 2,175
Write 1,425
Mixed 922
SusWrite 1,456
333% 1,494 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 66.4
220% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 849
630% 836 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1364 607 349 269 244 244 MB/s
Read 2,211
Write 1,727
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 513
304% 1,369 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 71.8
240% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 1,526
DQ Write 1,184
DQ Mixed 1,250
964% 1,320 MB/s
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Typical 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 3,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 125%
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Workstation
Workstation 130%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE - $461

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $3,653

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Terrible

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

19 months ago.

Yep, I Like IT!


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