Average Bench: 302% (9th of 992)

Based on 21,198 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 201.9% 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 1,098MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,033MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 162%. 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 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,198 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,177 Read 2,225 2,566
1121 Write 2,033 2,407
879 Mixed 1,445 1,758
784 SusWrite 1,310 1,646
393% 1,753 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.5 4K Read 58.7 69.8
83 4K Write 146 211
54.2 4K Mixed 80.2 100
269% 94.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
391 DQ Read 1,203 1,835
336 DQ Write 1,027 1,567
409 DQ Mixed 1,098 1,658
827% 1,109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2278 1637 1625 1638 1640 1640 MB/s
Read 2,707
Write 2,517
Mixed 1,948
SusWrite 1,743
500% 2,229 MB/s
4K Read 74.4
4K Write 232
4K Mixed 109
376% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 1,892
DQ Write 1,640
DQ Mixed 1,705
1,295% 1,746 MB/s
822GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2024 2152 1174 1154 1160 1162 MB/s
Read 2,517
Write 2,391
Mixed 1,341
SusWrite 1,471
432% 1,930 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 90.7
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1414
DQ Write 1,230
DQ Mixed 1,287
974% 1,310 MB/s
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2254 2038 1181 1175 1170 1166 MB/s
Read 2,389
Write 2,408
Mixed 1,248
SusWrite 1,498
423% 1,886 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 91.4
305% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,509
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1,216
932% 1,275 MB/s
678GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1644 1788 1447 1190 1167 1182 MB/s
Read 2,492
Write 2,305
Mixed 1,584
SusWrite 1,403
436% 1,946 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 81
269% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,663
DQ Write 1,295
DQ Mixed 1,428
1,082% 1,462 MB/s
664GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2148 2122 1158 1165 1191 1176 MB/s
Read 2,119
Write 2,067
Mixed 1,532
SusWrite 1,493
405% 1,803 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 90.8
312% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,326
DQ Write 1,124
DQ Mixed 1,220
916% 1,224 MB/s
617GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1640 1759 1448 1156 1162 1159 MB/s
Read 2,366
Write 2220
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 1,387
418% 1,865 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 86.6
275% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 938
DQ Mixed 938
713% 961 MB/s
579GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2272 2097 1140 1145 1143 1139 MB/s
Read 1,785
Write 2,213
Mixed 1,282
SusWrite 1,489
382% 1,692 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 68.4
221% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 919
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 820
621% 837 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 3,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 157%
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Desktop
Desktop 156%
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Workstation
Workstation 152%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $2,448

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


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