Average Bench: 305% (8th of 980)

Based on 14,601 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 204.7% 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 1,102MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,087MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 148%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,601 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,139 Read 2,255 2,550
1,156 Write 2,087 2,399
907 Mixed 1,453 1,710
795 SusWrite 1,320 1,532
399% 1,778 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.5 4K Read 59.4 68.7
96.8 4K Write 145 202
58.3 4K Mixed 80.5 97.6
270% 94.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
581 DQ Read 1,223 1,822
445 DQ Write 1,032 1,537
469 DQ Mixed 1,102 1,637
833% 1,119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
704GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2324 2104 1178 1179 1174 1168 MB/s
Read 1,926
Write 2,414
Mixed 1313
SusWrite 1,521
404% 1,793 MB/s
4K Read 70.5
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 101
347% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1,536
DQ Write 1,384
DQ Mixed 1,434
1,083% 1,452 MB/s
420GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2370 2137 1067 1071 1071 1071 MB/s
Read 2,475
Write 2,339
Mixed 1,463
SusWrite 1,464
434% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 79.6
262% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,530
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,415
1,066% 1427 MB/s
815GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1566 2265 1402 1174 1164 1175 MB/s
Read 2,498
Write 2247
Mixed 1,431
SusWrite 1,458
427% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 80.9
266% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,001
DQ Write 1,006
DQ Mixed 1,011
758% 1,006 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1449 1256 1262 1267 1262 1267 MB/s
Read 2,287
Write 1,947
Mixed 1,490
SusWrite 1,294
393% 1,755 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 66.5
219% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 452
DQ Mixed 563
434% 599 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 1,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 154%
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Desktop
Desktop 157%
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Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $2,436

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Excellent

4 months ago.

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


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