Average Bench: 297% (30th of 1069)

Based on 331,647 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 197.3% 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 1,061MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,316MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 158%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 331,647 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,393 Read 2,316 2,589
1,116 Write 2,059 2,428
1,059 Mixed 1,553 1,885
604 SusWrite 1,179 1,592
398% 1,777 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 4K Read 60.1 71.3
70.9 4K Write 143 216
49.4 4K Mixed 80.3 103
270% 94.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
721 DQ Read 1,265 1,914
314 DQ Write 946 1,534
409 DQ Mixed 1,061 1,634
805% 1,091 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 4B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2435 2457 2403 2405 2152 830 MB/s
Read 2,442
Write 2419
Mixed 2,297
SusWrite 2,114
523% 2,318 MB/s
4K Read 74.9
4K Write 238
4K Mixed 112
382% 141 MB/s
DQ Read 2,688
DQ Write 2,214
DQ Mixed 2,394
1,808% 2,432 MB/s
684GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2236 2182 1190 1180 1192 1191 MB/s
Read 2,486
Write 2299
Mixed 1,318
SusWrite 1,528
427% 1,908 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 85.4
262% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 992
742% 984 MB/s
610GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1233 975 964 997 997 998 MB/s
Read 2,538
Write 2,385
Mixed 1,607
SusWrite 1,027
423% 1,890 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 89.6
302% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,305
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,155
876% 1,183 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1313 1150 1138 1100 1113 1119 MB/s
Read 2,456
Write 2,431
Mixed 1,700
SusWrite 1,156
434% 1,936 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 86
289% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1,014
DQ Mixed 1,121
844% 1,134 MB/s
775GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1662 1667 1669 1641 1551 1538 MB/s
Read 2,061
Write 1,735
Mixed 1,380
SusWrite 1,621
381% 1,699 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 64
201% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 783
DQ Mixed 844
634% 848 MB/s
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1367 1203 1200 1207 1199 1177 MB/s
Read 2,222
Write 1,891
Mixed 1,565
SusWrite 1,226
386% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 72.8
238% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 821
624% 844 MB/s
537GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2032 1940 1292 1115 1125 1129 MB/s
Read 2,272
Write 2,013
Mixed 1,532
SusWrite 1,439
407% 1,814 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 58.7
185% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 668
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 607
453% 604 MB/s
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 667 894 857 852 933 1039 MB/s
Read 2,258
Write 2,221
Mixed 1,547
SusWrite 874
386% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 53
226% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1,040
DQ Mixed 710
620% 918 MB/s
568GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1606 1730 1385 1057 1046 1057 MB/s
Read 2,126
Write 1,955
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 1,313
376% 1,677 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 51.9
175% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 891
DQ Write 608
DQ Mixed 702
537% 734 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 18,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 133%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 135%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,017

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 Comments

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3 months ago.

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


Poor

2 years 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

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Vroom vroom.


Good

24 days ago.

Great value for its budget. 2 years without any problems.


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


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