Average Bench: 298% (24th of 1058)

Based on 268,667 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 198.1% 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 1,051MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,081MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 151%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,188MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 268,667 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,361 Read 2,314 2,600
1,110 Write 2,081 2,423
1,099 Mixed 1,557 1,884
591 SusWrite 1,188 1,698
400% 1,785 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.4 4K Read 61.1 71.1
69.1 4K Write 145 205
53.8 4K Mixed 81.8 101
274% 96 MB/s
Min Avg Max
732 DQ Read 1,252 1,771
402 DQ Write 909 1,284
434 DQ Mixed 1,051 1,519
793% 1,071 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
482GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2451 2125 1101 1137 1127 1134 MB/s
Read 2,503
Write 2392
Mixed 1,777
SusWrite 1,512
459% 2,046 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 91.7
307% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,386
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 1,185
892% 1,199 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1428 1254 1263 1258 1258 1261 MB/s
Read 2,522
Write 2,284
Mixed 1687
SusWrite 1,287
436% 1945 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 88.7
296% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,213
DQ Write 885
DQ Mixed 1,031
775% 1,043 MB/s
693GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1285 988 992 996 1023 1035 MB/s
Read 2,505
Write 2,248
Mixed 1,707
SusWrite 1,053
420% 1,878 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 86.7
287% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,338
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 1,118
850% 1,153 MB/s
275GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1623 1266 1300 1328 1248 983 MB/s
Read 1,856
Write 2,036
Mixed 1,285
SusWrite 1,291
364% 1,617 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 76.1
247% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,786
DQ Write 1,010
DQ Mixed 1,251
970% 1,349 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 909 1155 1173 1168 1130 1176 MB/s
Read 2,364
Write 1,870
Mixed 1569
SusWrite 1,118
387% 1,730 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 70.6
233% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 1,408
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1,239
933% 1,253 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1128 1128 1080 1088 1102 1110 MB/s
Read 1357
Write 1,219
Mixed 1,142
SusWrite 1106
271% 1,206 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 81.6
271% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,230
DQ Write 965
DQ Mixed 1,066
806% 1,087 MB/s
501GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 757 1134 1123 1160 1160 1162 MB/s
Read 1359
Write 1,130
Mixed 1,185
SusWrite 1,083
267% 1,189 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 87.6
281% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 413
DQ Mixed 452
338% 451 MB/s
268,667 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,560,459 SSDs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS $1248 mins
AmazonUS $1892 mins
Send price feedback
Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 79,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,177

Popular 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

28 days ago.

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


Poor

16 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

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

23 months ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Your
opinion?
1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $300Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i5-11400F $196Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback