Average Bench: 323% (20th of 1058)

Based on 36,223 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 223.3% 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 999MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,316MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 203%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 51.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,239 Read 2,316 2,748
863 Write 1,958 2,509
808 Mixed 1,268 1,569
667 SusWrite 1,776 2,483
410% 1,829 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.2 4K Read 51.4 61
66.3 4K Write 147 213
46 4K Mixed 71.9 89.6
248% 90 MB/s
Min Avg Max
641 DQ Read 1,174 1,617
240 DQ Write 889 1,371
321 DQ Mixed 999 1,429
756% 1,020 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
662GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2182 2246 2329 2326 2320 2331 MB/s
Read 2,645
Write 2328
Mixed 1,268
SusWrite 2289
478% 2,132 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 76.8
257% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1,072
804% 1,066 MB/s
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2234 1810 2060 2102 2153 2210 MB/s
Read 2,490
Write 2,400
Mixed 1,549
SusWrite 2,095
479% 2,133 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 78.1
268% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 960
DQ Mixed 1,119
836% 1,119 MB/s
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1945 2321 2271 2081 1704 1317 MB/s
Read 2512
Write 2,386
Mixed 1,291
SusWrite 1,940
456% 2,032 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 73.8
225% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,580
DQ Write 1,305
DQ Mixed 1,420
1,069% 1,435 MB/s
749GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1965 1963 1975 1979 1692 2297 MB/s
Read 2587
Write 2,296
Mixed 927
SusWrite 1,978
436% 1,947 MB/s
4K Read 55.2
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 64.8
251% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,228
DQ Write 904
DQ Mixed 1,075
801% 1,069 MB/s
464GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2093 2136 2086 1956 1868 1763 MB/s
Read 2,617
Write 2,239
Mixed 1,265
SusWrite 1,984
454% 2,026 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 76.1
240% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,179
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 1,023
765% 1,023 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1866 1705 1608 1509 1409 1311 MB/s
Read 2,544
Write 2,108
Mixed 1,429
SusWrite 1,568
428% 1,912 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 82.9
296% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 1,091
DQ Mixed 1,198
899% 1,203 MB/s
475GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1187 1821 2103 2123 2050 1992 MB/s
Read 2,574
Write 2,205
Mixed 1,184
SusWrite 1,879
439% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.9
222% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 1,346
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 1,090
820% 1,108 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 14,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 168%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 167%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $2,571

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5 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.


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Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


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