Average Bench: 304% (20th of 1040)

Based on 159,823 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 203.9% 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 1,070MB/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 139%. 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 142MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 159,823 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,296 Read 2,316 2,612
1,091 Write 2,087 2,430
960 Mixed 1,536 1,841
669 SusWrite 1,293 1,634
405% 1,808 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.6 4K Read 60.9 68.8
73.4 4K Write 142 196
55.8 4K Mixed 80.4 98.7
270% 94.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
726 DQ Read 1,216 1,609
263 DQ Write 973 1,374
309 DQ Mixed 1,070 1,458
808% 1,086 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
749GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2405 2066 1513 1493 1508 1513 MB/s
Read 2,694
Write 2,556
Mixed 1961
SusWrite 1,750
503% 2,240 MB/s
4K Read 73.5
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 106
355% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,494
DQ Write 1,340
DQ Mixed 1,397
1,053% 1,411 MB/s
887GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2392 2172 1527 1534 1530 1522 MB/s
Read 2,728
Write 2,559
Mixed 1,984
SusWrite 1,779
508% 2,263 MB/s
4K Read 72.3
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 104
346% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,470
DQ Write 1,312
DQ Mixed 1,377
1,037% 1,387 MB/s
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2424 1816 1139 1188 1179 1189 MB/s
Read 2,531
Write 2,292
Mixed 1,725
SusWrite 1,489
450% 2,009 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 95.4
325% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,378
DQ Write 1,231
DQ Mixed 1,305
979% 1,305 MB/s
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1685 1630 1589 1472 1487 1451 MB/s
Read 2,300
Write 1,999
Mixed 1,654
SusWrite 1,552
421% 1,876 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 90.8
309% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 764
DQ Mixed 840
638% 862 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1473 1825 1459 1177 1177 1191 MB/s
Read 2,212
Write 2,046
Mixed 1,542
SusWrite 1,384
403% 1,796 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 69.9
230% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,421
DQ Write 1,140
DQ Mixed 1,282
959% 1,281 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1102 1039 976 937 905 877 MB/s
Read 2,332
Write 2,040
Mixed 1,368
SusWrite 973
375% 1,678 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 78.6
258% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,562
DQ Write 1,304
DQ Mixed 1,404
1,060% 1,424 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2199 2147 1175 1124 1173 1129 MB/s
Read 2,548
Write 2,135
Mixed 1,683
SusWrite 1491
440% 1,964 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 72.1
232% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,270
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 302
322% 569 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 34,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 109%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 111%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,180

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 Comments

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Poor

3 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

11 months ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


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