Average Bench: 305% (8th of 1000)

Based on 24,802 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 205.0% 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 1,129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,086MB/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 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,225 Read 2,263 2,574
1,110 Write 2,086 2,418
997 Mixed 1,494 1,802
765 SusWrite 1,289 1,685
400% 1,783 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.2 4K Read 59.3 69.6
95.7 4K Write 148 212
60.6 4K Mixed 81.6 100
273% 96.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
587 DQ Read 1,242 1,779
455 DQ Write 1,056 1,510
462 DQ Mixed 1,129 1,603
851% 1,142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
586GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2367 2153 1152 1161 1154 1159 MB/s
Read 2,561
Write 2,382
Mixed 1,617
SusWrite 1,524
453% 2,021 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 101
344% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,610
DQ Write 1,462
DQ Mixed 1,494
1,132% 1,522 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1540 1247 1243 1162 1159 1048 MB/s
Read 2,535
Write 2,380
Mixed 1,371
SusWrite 1,233
420% 1,880 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 97.2
334% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,499
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,381
1,048% 1,410 MB/s
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1317 1232 1231 1237 1153 1061 MB/s
Read 2,465
Write 2,236
Mixed 1,759
SusWrite 1,205
429% 1,916 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 88.6
296% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,408
DQ Write 1,247
DQ Mixed 1306
985% 1,320 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1560 1267 1271 1276 1271 1132 MB/s
Read 2,509
Write 2,390
Mixed 1,791
SusWrite 1,296
448% 1,997 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 86.3
289% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,224
DQ Write 1,068
DQ Mixed 1,143
858% 1,145 MB/s
541GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1232 866 927 948 969 961 MB/s
Read 2140
Write 2,218
Mixed 944
SusWrite 984
351% 1,571 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 81.7
152% 38.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,374,440 SSDs tested.

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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 5,241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 155%
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Desktop
Desktop 157%
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Workstation
Workstation 152%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 138% - Outstanding Total price: $2,227

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 Comments

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Good

1 month ago.

cheaper


Excellent

1 month 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

8 months ago.

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


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