Average Bench: 304% (14th of 1021)

Based on 94,216 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 204.4% 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 1,099MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,114MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 142%. 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 59.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 94,216 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,348 Read 2,296 2,588
1,150 Write 2,114 2,433
1,064 Mixed 1,534 1,801
759 SusWrite 1,282 1,609
405% 1,807 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.7 4K Read 59.9 68.9
73.4 4K Write 144 197
54.6 4K Mixed 81.1 98.4
271% 95.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
762 DQ Read 1,243 1,696
305 DQ Write 1,014 1,494
344 DQ Mixed 1,099 1,561
831% 1,119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2359 2032 1189 1182 1184 1189 MB/s
Read 2,519
Write 2,409
Mixed 1,752
SusWrite 1,523
460% 2,051 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 84.7
279% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,687
DQ Write 1506
DQ Mixed 1575
1,187% 1,589 MB/s
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2359 2004 1181 1194 1174 1169 MB/s
Read 2,521
Write 2,390
Mixed 1667
SusWrite 1,514
454% 2,023 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 83.1
275% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,655
DQ Write 1,468
DQ Mixed 1,543
1,162% 1,555 MB/s
702GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2271 2187 1147 1145 1142 1148 MB/s
Read 2,486
Write 2,238
Mixed 1,692
SusWrite 1,506
444% 1,981 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 85.9
292% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1301
DQ Write 1,152
DQ Mixed 1,213
913% 1,222 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1276 1167 1156 1141 1158 1180 MB/s
Read 2,531
Write 2,425
Mixed 1,705
SusWrite 1,180
439% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 87.2
283% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,220
DQ Write 1,077
DQ Mixed 1,166
870% 1,154 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1107 725 715 696 685 673 MB/s
Read 2,376
Write 2,177
Mixed 1,200
SusWrite 767
363% 1,630 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 86.7
288% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,216
DQ Write 1,007
DQ Mixed 1,110
832% 1111 MB/s
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1078 1680 1918 1165 1158 1172 MB/s
Read 1,537
Write 1,610
Mixed 1,272
SusWrite 1,362
326% 1,445 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 74.5
245% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1068
DQ Mixed 1,200
895% 1,193 MB/s
838GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 520 664 691 683 683 687 MB/s
Read 874
Write 992
Mixed 793
SusWrite 655
187% 828 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 80.8
263% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 729
550% 737 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 27,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 143%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,557

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 Comments

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Excellent

14 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

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

Vroom vroom.


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


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