Average Bench: 310% (16th of 1011)

Based on 35,770 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 209.6% 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 1,143MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,134MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 134%. 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 60.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,770 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,304 Read 2,295 2,568
1,192 Write 2,134 2422
987 Mixed 1,525 1,777
908 SusWrite 1,330 1,570
408% 1,821 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.9 4K Read 60.1 69
89.5 4K Write 148 204
60 4K Mixed 82.2 99.4
275% 96.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
684 DQ Read 1,243 1,676
565 DQ Write 1,066 1,475
619 DQ Mixed 1,143 1,536
860% 1,151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1107 1278 1278 1275 1253 1185 MB/s
Read 2,556
Write 2,386
Mixed 1,664
SusWrite 1,229
438% 1,959 MB/s
4K Read 69.6
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 99.2
338% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,428
DQ Write 1,149
DQ Mixed 1,254
948% 1,277 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2300 2181 1151 1155 1154 1152 MB/s
Read 2,582
Write 2,335
Mixed 1,619
SusWrite 1,515
451% 2,013 MB/s
4K Read 69.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 85
275% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,355
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 477
475% 786 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2129 2294 1163 1165 1163 1164 MB/s
Read 1,523
Write 2,366
Mixed 1,354
SusWrite 1,513
382% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 64.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 83.9
278% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,579
DQ Write 1,244
DQ Mixed 1,388
1,045% 1,404 MB/s
883GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1147 1473 1542 1495 1485 1480 MB/s
Read 2,048
Write 1,566
Mixed 1,490
SusWrite 1,437
367% 1,635 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 66
258% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 943
DQ Mixed 1,078
820% 1,113 MB/s
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1357 1241 1236 1112 1075 1033 MB/s
Read 2,429
Write 2070
Mixed 1,072
SusWrite 1,176
376% 1,687 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 82.2
273% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,103
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 651
525% 756 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 8,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,116

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 Comments

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Excellent

4 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

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 days ago.

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


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