Average Bench: 302% (9th of 1003)

Based on 30,024 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 202.1% 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 1,124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,068MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 172%. 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 59.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,024 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,151 Read 2,234 2,577
1,074 Write 2,068 2,429
900 Mixed 1,484 1,818
676 SusWrite 1,264 1,613
395% 1,763 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.6 4K Read 59.5 69.6
91.2 4K Write 148 210
55.2 4K Mixed 81.7 101
273% 96.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
606 DQ Read 1,234 1,765
480 DQ Write 1,060 1,537
511 DQ Mixed 1,124 1,589
849% 1,139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
874GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2293 2027 1150 1133 1154 1148 MB/s
Read 2,506
Write 2,313
Mixed 1,370
SusWrite 1,484
429% 1,918 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 81.7
269% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,669
DQ Write 1,426
DQ Mixed 1,518
1,146% 1,538 MB/s
715GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1214 1166 1166 1184 1150 1145 MB/s
Read 2,480
Write 2,344
Mixed 1,604
SusWrite 1,171
425% 1,900 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 82
278% 98.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,414
DQ Write 1,060
DQ Mixed 1,205
910% 1,227 MB/s
670GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2071 2055 1276 1187 1187 1170 MB/s
Read 2,487
Write 2,222
Mixed 1,615
SusWrite 1491
438% 1,954 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 72.5
234% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1009
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 809
654% 922 MB/s
683GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1756 2151 1241 1184 1186 1189 MB/s
Read 2,497
Write 2,257
Mixed 1514
SusWrite 1,451
432% 1,930 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 69.8
229% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 945
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 794
621% 857 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1179 1113 1051 776 794 863 MB/s
Read 1,234
Write 951
Mixed 928
SusWrite 963
229% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 40.6
134% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 984
740% 990 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 6,714 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 155%
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Desktop
Desktop 156%
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Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 142% - Outstanding Total price: $2,098

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 Comments

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Excellent

3 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

10 months ago.

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


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