Average Bench: 309% (15th of 1011)

Based on 45,303 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 209.2% 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 1,149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,122MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 132%. 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 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45,303 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,362 Read 2,285 2,571
1,220 Write 2,122 2,431
917 Mixed 1,517 1,807
923 SusWrite 1,337 1,560
407% 1,815 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.2 4K Read 59.2 69.2
88.6 4K Write 148 203
55.7 4K Mixed 81.3 99.1
272% 96.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
606 DQ Read 1,254 1,745
403 DQ Write 1,069 1,517
537 DQ Mixed 1,149 1,592
864% 1,157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
647GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2487 2237 1459 1473 1546 1545 MB/s
Read 2,593
Write 2,451
Mixed 1,916
SusWrite 1,791
491% 2,188 MB/s
4K Read 72
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 109
371% 137 MB/s
DQ Read 1,603
DQ Write 1,110
DQ Mixed 1,300
986% 1,338 MB/s
562GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2482 2129 1150 1157 1154 1149 MB/s
Read 2,530
Write 2,428
Mixed 1,791
SusWrite 1,537
465% 2,072 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 98.5
338% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1682
DQ Write 1,534
DQ Mixed 1,570
1,188% 1,595 MB/s
873GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2263 1900 1032 894 1041 1040 MB/s
Read 2,492
Write 2,318
Mixed 1,610
SusWrite 1,362
436% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 81.1
263% 91.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1368
DQ Write 1,137
DQ Mixed 1249
936% 1,251 MB/s
500GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1675 2331 1184 1147 1143 1156 MB/s
Read 2,512
Write 2,288
Mixed 1722
SusWrite 1,439
446% 1,990 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 64.8
252% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,315
DQ Write 1,177
DQ Mixed 1,250
936% 1,247 MB/s
772GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2346 1908 1150 1168 1159 1151 MB/s
Read 2,503
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,676
SusWrite 1,480
450% 2,007 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 79.6
261% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,023
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 957
706% 932 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1347 1236 1246 1247 1155 977 MB/s
Read 2254
Write 2,128
Mixed 1,524
SusWrite 1,201
398% 1,777 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 82.9
278% 98.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,133
DQ Write 912
DQ Mixed 1,011
760% 1,019 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 9,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 148%
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Workstation
Workstation 138%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,077

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 Comments

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Excellent

6 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

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


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