Average Bench: 327% (23rd of 1069)

Based on 38,669 user benchmarks.  Models: Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB, NVMe Samsung SSD 970

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 227.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,045MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,310MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 210%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,669 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,266 Read 2,310 2,744
922 Write 1,969 2,511
827 Mixed 1,271 1,592
673 SusWrite 1,764 2,461
410% 1,829 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.1 4K Read 52.5 61.8
66.9 4K Write 152 218
50.9 4K Mixed 74.1 92
255% 93 MB/s
Min Avg Max
645 DQ Read 1,248 2,052
284 DQ Write 918 1,631
333 DQ Mixed 1,045 1,772
791% 1,070 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
503GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2258 2341 2348 2379 2386 2376 MB/s
Read 2,548
Write 2409
Mixed 1,486
SusWrite 2348
494% 2,198 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 76.1
258% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 2,021
DQ Write 1,650
DQ Mixed 1,817
1,366% 1,829 MB/s
577GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2113 2186 2179 2187 2180 2187 MB/s
Read 2,472
Write 2,120
Mixed 1,428
SusWrite 2,172
460% 2048 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 75.7
250% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 633
DQ Mixed 300
359% 635 MB/s
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2128 1951 1666 1447 1341 1319 MB/s
Read 2,565
Write 2,198
Mixed 1279
SusWrite 1642
430% 1921 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 74.7
252% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 1,031
774% 1041 MB/s
851GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2042 2184 2243 2274 2270 2274 MB/s
Read 2,150
Write 2,162
Mixed 1,278
SusWrite 2,214
439% 1,951 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 66.3
218% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 862
638% 849 MB/s
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 979 1683 1987 1744 1626 1514 MB/s
Read 2,435
Write 2,057
Mixed 1,288
SusWrite 1,589
412% 1,842 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 66.7
218% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1005
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 857
636% 849 MB/s
344GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1931 1997 2001 2004 1885 1750 MB/s
Read 1,979
Write 1,915
Mixed 1,291
SusWrite 1,928
400% 1,778 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 55.2
177% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 848
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 754
548% 718 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1659 1700 1659 1776 1856 1856 MB/s
Read 1,839
Write 1,585
Mixed 703
SusWrite 1,751
330% 1,470 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 60.8
188% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 808
DQ Write 543
DQ Mixed 678
505% 677 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1169 977 875 816 773 740 MB/s
Read 1,860
Write 1,354
Mixed 1,270
SusWrite 892
300% 1,344 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 59.5
197% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 884
DQ Write 766
DQ Mixed 841
626% 830 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 5,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 167%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 167%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $689

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $2,217

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13 months ago.

decent value for prosumers, Samsung memory is highly reliable and still ranks in the top 10 for mixed speeds despite 3D X point being pretty big now.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


Good

4 years ago.

I CANT READ OR USE THIS SITE KIKE YESTERDEY


Good

13 months ago.

At least the 970 Pro had good MLC with better endurance, compared to the TLC on the so called 980 "Pro"


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