Average Bench: 296% (7th of 959)

Based on 3,753 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 196.0% 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 1,000MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,013MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 137%. 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 140MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,753 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,000 Read 2,173 2,548
1,024 Write 2,013 2,396
855 Mixed 1,415 1,701
952 SusWrite 1,339 1,526
389% 1,735 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47 4K Read 58.4 66.9
91.7 4K Write 140 182
59.6 4K Mixed 79.6 93.3
265% 92.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
522 DQ Read 1,095 1,633
432 DQ Write 925 1,424
456 DQ Mixed 1,000 1,479
752% 1,007 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
907GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2281 1626 1273 1203 1193 1198 MB/s
Read 2379
Write 1,795
Mixed 1,255
SusWrite 1,462
385% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 71.6
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 103
353% 129 MB/s
DQ Read 1,674
DQ Write 1,485
DQ Mixed 1,538
1,165% 1,566 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2449 2137 1069 1075 1075 1070 MB/s
Read 2,541
Write 2,417
Mixed 1,736
SusWrite 1,479
458% 2,043 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 90.4
300% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,230
DQ Write 1,084
DQ Mixed 1,152
865% 1,155 MB/s
763GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2109 2107 1187 1191 1186 1192 MB/s
Read 2,551
Write 2,141
Mixed 1,348
SusWrite 1,495
421% 1,884 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 87.4
289% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 910
687% 925 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1514 1233 1219 1240 1200 1172 MB/s
Read 2,534
Write 2,378
Mixed 1,564
SusWrite 1263
433% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 83.5
277% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1327
DQ Write 1,168
DQ Mixed 1,231
928% 1,242 MB/s
748GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2001 2003 1052 1053 1080 1007 MB/s
Read 2,062
Write 1,893
Mixed 1,705
SusWrite 1366
395% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 72
225% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,158
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 1,012
758% 1,014 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 14,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
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Desktop
Desktop 146%
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Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 146% - Outstanding Total price: $1,734

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


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