Average Bench: 305% (16th of 1011)

Based on 55,954 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 1,111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,094MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 132%. 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 59.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 55,954 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,282 Read 2,265 2,565
1,123 Write 2,094 2,431
995 Mixed 1,515 1,791
834 SusWrite 1,321 1,571
403% 1,799 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.5 4K Read 59.2 68.3
96.9 4K Write 144 184
57.6 4K Mixed 80.9 96.3
270% 94.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
423 DQ Read 1,217 1,676
396 DQ Write 1,026 1,461
463 DQ Mixed 1,111 1,543
835% 1,118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
675GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2253 2158 1182 1187 1190 1186 MB/s
Read 2,516
Write 2,336
Mixed 1,530
SusWrite 1,526
443% 1,977 MB/s
4K Read 70.5
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 103
353% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1782
DQ Write 1,662
DQ Mixed 1,671
1,268% 1,705 MB/s
739GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 1165 1245 1240 1243 1220 MB/s
Read 2,554
Write 2,415
Mixed 1,339
SusWrite 1,185
419% 1,873 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 98.8
338% 123 MB/s
DQ Read 1,443
DQ Write 1,194
DQ Mixed 1,280
969% 1,306 MB/s
906GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1669 1628 1437 1082 1182 1113 MB/s
Read 2,495
Write 2,085
Mixed 1,508
SusWrite 1352
416% 1,860 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 79.8
262% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,636
DQ Write 1,308
DQ Mixed 1,511
1,120% 1,485 MB/s
756GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2104 2116 1223 1176 1188 1177 MB/s
Read 2,442
Write 2,228
Mixed 1,468
SusWrite 1,498
428% 1,909 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 74.7
242% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,105
DQ Write 1,623
DQ Mixed 1,289
996% 1,339 MB/s
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1441 1265 1282 1300 1288 1258 MB/s
Read 2,378
Write 2,373
Mixed 1,726
SusWrite 1,305
437% 1,946 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 85
289% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,313
DQ Write 1,149
DQ Mixed 1,236
925% 1,233 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1421 1109 1100 1117 1089 1135 MB/s
Read 2,517
Write 2,158
Mixed 1,579
SusWrite 1,162
414% 1,854 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 83.1
275% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1507
DQ Write 1,184
DQ Mixed 1,321
995% 1,337 MB/s
712GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2095 2134 1232 1188 1193 1191 MB/s
Read 2274
Write 1,973
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 1,505
406% 1,812 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 75.7
254% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,097
DQ Write 1,046
DQ Mixed 1,059
798% 1,067 MB/s
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 588 733 719 837 839 810 MB/s
Read 1,476
Write 1,114
Mixed 1,098
SusWrite 754
248% 1,110 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 56.9
178% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 664
485% 620 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 987 1038 1082 999 1038 MB/s
Read 626
Write 1,041
Mixed 402
SusWrite 1,006
174% 769 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 31.7
117% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 853
DQ Write 802
DQ Mixed 780
598% 811 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 17,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 131%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,577

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 Comments

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Excellent

8 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

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


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