Average Bench: 311% (16th of 1016)

Based on 65,109 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 211.2% 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 1,126MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,144MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 130%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,329 Read 2,331 2,612
1,131 Write 2,144 2,434
1,044 Mixed 1,559 1,884
904 SusWrite 1,337 1,578
413% 1,843 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47 4K Read 60.9 69.5
93.1 4K Write 147 198
59.8 4K Mixed 82.2 99.3
275% 96.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
680 DQ Read 1,247 1,705
438 DQ Write 1,035 1,494
535 DQ Mixed 1,126 1,555
847% 1,136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
723GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2020 2309 1529 1542 1536 1524 MB/s
Read 2,703
Write 2621
Mixed 1,938
SusWrite 1,744
506% 2,251 MB/s
4K Read 70.8
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 101
338% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,375
DQ Write 1231
DQ Mixed 1,296
974% 1,301 MB/s
667GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2472 2130 1133 1164 1166 1155 MB/s
Read 2,558
Write 2,410
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 1,537
457% 2,038 MB/s
4K Read 69.1
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 99.5
339% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,716
DQ Write 1,547
DQ Mixed 1,612
1,214% 1,625 MB/s
529GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1545 1272 1272 1270 1273 1222 MB/s
Read 2,525
Write 2,297
Mixed 1,719
SusWrite 1,309
440% 1,962 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 93.5
310% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,653
DQ Write 1,407
DQ Mixed 1,526
1,145% 1,529 MB/s
768GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2404 2159 1177 1178 1179 1166 MB/s
Read 2,443
Write 2,375
Mixed 1,635
SusWrite 1,544
449% 1,999 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 87.2
293% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,312
DQ Write 817
DQ Mixed 1,048
786% 1059 MB/s
744GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2263 1826 1116 1163 1147 1159 MB/s
Read 2,426
Write 2,267
Mixed 1,686
SusWrite 1,446
439% 1,956 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 87.4
291% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,229
DQ Write 975
DQ Mixed 1106
827% 1,103 MB/s
845GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2252 1965 1183 1183 1195 1185 MB/s
Read 2,465
Write 2,294
Mixed 1,643
SusWrite 1494
443% 1,974 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 85.3
276% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 773
592% 808 MB/s
622GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2266 1962 1121 1131 1129 1155 MB/s
Read 2,324
Write 2258
Mixed 1,445
SusWrite 1,461
420% 1,872 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 76.8
251% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1246
DQ Write 1072
DQ Mixed 1,159
869% 1,159 MB/s
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1391 1747 1503 1174 1151 1162 MB/s
Read 2,515
Write 2,284
Mixed 1375
SusWrite 1,355
421% 1,882 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 76.5
260% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 1,291
DQ Write 791
DQ Mixed 1,023
767% 1,035 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 20,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,555

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 Comments

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Excellent

10 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

16 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


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