Average Bench: 296% (24th of 1058)

Based on 309,853 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 196.3% 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 1,034MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,302MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 148%. 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 309,853 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,330 Read 2,302 2,603
1,004 Write 2,045 2,433
986 Mixed 1,558 1,909
619 SusWrite 1,193 1,603
397% 1,774 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.8 4K Read 59.6 72.8
67.5 4K Write 144 207
50.1 4K Mixed 80.6 104
270% 94.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
635 DQ Read 1,232 1,718
278 DQ Write 919 1,373
354 DQ Mixed 1,034 1,499
784% 1,062 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
801GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2385 2136 1359 1324 1314 1350 MB/s
Read 2,584
Write 2349
Mixed 1,388
SusWrite 1,645
446% 1,991 MB/s
4K Read 74.7
4K Write 229
4K Mixed 109
374% 137 MB/s
DQ Read 1,813
DQ Write 1,472
DQ Mixed 1,622
1,220% 1,636 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1543 1268 1265 1271 1267 1270 MB/s
Read 2,566
Write 2,382
Mixed 1,654
SusWrite 1314
443% 1,979 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 90.8
303% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,214
DQ Write 1120
DQ Mixed 1,127
857% 1,154 MB/s
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1895 2039 1221 1163 1028 996 MB/s
Read 2,483
Write 2,377
Mixed 1,676
SusWrite 1,390
444% 1,982 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 88.4
296% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,161
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 995
751% 1013 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1187 1194 1016 1075 1077 905 MB/s
Read 2,267
Write 2255
Mixed 1,592
SusWrite 1,076
403% 1,797 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 69.7
223% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 716
DQ Write 575
DQ Mixed 704
511% 665 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 976 912 904 945 954 971 MB/s
Read 1,378
Write 1,204
Mixed 1,175
SusWrite 944
264% 1,175 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 78.2
255% 86.2 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 580
DQ Mixed 671
504% 677 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 705 591 565 560 539 MB/s
Read 2,252
Write 2,042
Mixed 1,442
SusWrite 696
359% 1,608 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 33.2
101% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 581
DQ Mixed 704
528% 708 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 574 379 373 377 366 375 MB/s
Read 679
Write 616
Mixed 636
SusWrite 407
131% 585 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 70.5
236% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 782
DQ Write 676
DQ Mixed 823
591% 760 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 97,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,222

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 Comments

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7 months ago.

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


Poor

23 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

2 years ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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