Average Bench: 332% (12th of 1021)

Based on 18,681 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 231.7% 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 1,030MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,348MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 189%. 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 Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 54.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,681 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,206 Read 2,348 2,776
945 Write 2,036 2,523
773 Mixed 1,276 1,578
633 SusWrite 1,845 2,462
421% 1,876 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.4 4K Read 54.2 60.6
65.6 4K Write 149 212
45.3 4K Mixed 72.1 89.1
254% 91.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
622 DQ Read 1,198 1613
160 DQ Write 940 1,376
266 DQ Mixed 1,030 1,459
781% 1,056 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
933GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2541 2482 2457 2516 2449 2453 MB/s
Read 2,658
Write 2,575
Mixed 1,665
SusWrite 2483
528% 2,346 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 221
4K Mixed 94
333% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,848
DQ Write 1,649
DQ Mixed 1,717
1,296% 1,738 MB/s
456GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2430 2441 2437 2441 2440 2445 MB/s
Read 2,549
Write 2418
Mixed 1,322
SusWrite 2439
490% 2182 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 78.1
264% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,387
DQ Write 1,202
DQ Mixed 1,280
963% 1,289 MB/s
835GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2272 2277 2173 1914 1895 1912 MB/s
Read 2,645
Write 2204
Mixed 1,487
SusWrite 2,074
471% 2,102 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 68.4
230% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,131
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 921
697% 944 MB/s
527GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2114 2135 1939 1909 2017 2109 MB/s
Read 2,451
Write 2,261
Mixed 1,360
SusWrite 2,037
455% 2,027 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 62.3
227% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 830
DQ Mixed 943
700% 928 MB/s
527GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1921 1984 1897 592 595 616 MB/s
Read 2344
Write 2261
Mixed 1,343
SusWrite 1,268
404% 1,804 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 66.6
237% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,017
DQ Write 805
DQ Mixed 937
694% 920 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 16,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 138%
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Desktop
Desktop 154%
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Workstation
Workstation 142%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $311

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,161

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1 month 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.


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15 months ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


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