Average Bench: 305% (23rd of 1058)

Based on 222,223 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB, NVMe Samsung SSD 970

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 205.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,080MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,128MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 136%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 222,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,319 Read 2,345 2,595
1,098 Write 2,128 2,431
1,016 Mixed 1,564 1851
802 SusWrite 1,261 1,628
409% 1,825 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47.6 4K Read 60.3 69.4
89 4K Write 147 196
56.8 4K Mixed 82.2 98.3
274% 96.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
787 DQ Read 1,229 1,637
382 DQ Write 983 1,361
449 DQ Mixed 1,080 1,473
815% 1,097 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2407 1995 1177 1187 1187 1190 MB/s
Read 2,539
Write 2,416
Mixed 1,675
SusWrite 1,524
457% 2,039 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 97.4
331% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,213
DQ Write 1,172
DQ Mixed 1172
886% 1,186 MB/s
819GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 988 1615 2032 1505 1510 1511 MB/s
Read 2,562
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,850
SusWrite 1,527
464% 2,068 MB/s
4K Read 58.1
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 77.1
251% 85.4 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 808
519% 581 MB/s
506GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1193 1156 1135 1154 1161 1141 MB/s
Read 2,372
Write 2,151
Mixed 1,582
SusWrite 1,157
406% 1,816 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 68.7
242% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,238
DQ Write 1,073
DQ Mixed 1,150
863% 1,154 MB/s
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 942 938 930 942 921 916 MB/s
Read 2,482
Write 2,151
Mixed 1,610
SusWrite 931
401% 1,794 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 84.4
280% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 638
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 963
666% 818 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 864 561 499 489 471 466 MB/s
Read 2,395
Write 2,214
Mixed 1,602
SusWrite 558
378% 1,692 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 74.1
246% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 958
DQ Write 720
DQ Mixed 867
641% 848 MB/s
695GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1350 1342 1319 1076 734 718 MB/s
Read 1,726
Write 1,991
Mixed 1,556
SusWrite 1,090
358% 1,591 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 66.9
216% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 934
DQ Write 770
DQ Mixed 858
641% 854 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1146 1114 909 844 796 763 MB/s
Read 1,661
Write 1,560
Mixed 1,206
SusWrite 929
300% 1,339 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 46.6
138% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,179
DQ Write 872
DQ Mixed 1,215
857% 1,089 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 60,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,203

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 Comments

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25 days ago.

My fist nvme drive. Blows SATA out of the water. You already knew that. LMAO


Poor

9 months ago.

This NVMe M.2 SSD combines very fast read/write speed and large capacity for large, fast and reliable storage. However, lightning fast R/W speed and large capacity don't mix in without paying a large sum of money though.


Excellent

2 years ago.

so fast that I can call it only random stupidness of doom


Excellent

17 months ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

21 months ago.

So.....fast.......still getting over the whiplash it gave me.


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