Average Bench: 334% (10th of 1034)

Based on 22,587 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 233.9% 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 1,052MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,346MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 187%. 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 52MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,587 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,323 Read 2,346 2,775
1,147 Write 2,075 2,536
876 Mixed 1,288 1,553
810 SusWrite 1,869 2,477
425% 1,895 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37 4K Read 52 61.2
91.9 4K Write 154 214
51.1 4K Mixed 74.3 90.5
255% 93.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
492 DQ Read 1,159 1,559
462 DQ Write 954 1,329
529 DQ Mixed 1,052 1,388
789% 1,055 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
565GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2412 2419 2418 2412 2331 2329 MB/s
Read 2480
Write 2403
Mixed 1,540
SusWrite 2,387
496% 2,202 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 80.9
276% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,222
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 1,142
860% 1,151 MB/s
574GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1671 2072 2236 2240 2317 2299 MB/s
Read 2,309
Write 1,202
Mixed 1,436
SusWrite 2,139
397% 1,772 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 76
250% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,437
DQ Write 998
DQ Mixed 230
438% 888 MB/s
870GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1774 2069 2150 2254 2255 2259 MB/s
Read 2,451
Write 2,178
Mixed 1,408
SusWrite 2,127
458% 2,041 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.3
217% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 972
DQ Mixed 972
761% 1054 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1283 1012 952 923 888 875 MB/s
Read 2763
Write 2,225
Mixed 1,405
SusWrite 989
411% 1,846 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 88
316% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,347
DQ Write 1,192
DQ Mixed 1,229
933% 1,256 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 7,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 169%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 169%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $385

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $2,558

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28 days 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

19 months ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


Good

2 years ago.

I CANT READ OR USE THIS SITE KIKE YESTERDEY


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