Average Bench: 331% (14th of 1040)

Based on 27,346 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 231.3% 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 1,033MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,336MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 169%. 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 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,346 samples)
Min Avg Max
1303 Read 2,336 2,752
1,106 Write 2,046 2,497
784 Mixed 1,283 1,587
815 SusWrite 1,847 2,450
421% 1,878 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 52.8 60.9
69.8 4K Write 148 207
51.9 4K Mixed 73.3 89.6
252% 91.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
640 DQ Read 1,192 1,627
171 DQ Write 928 1,368
274 DQ Mixed 1,033 1,452
780% 1,051 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
244GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2467 2469 2470 2469 2472 2472 MB/s
Read 2,507
Write 2,445
Mixed 1571
SusWrite 2470
506% 2,248 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 88.7
306% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,504
DQ Write 1,344
DQ Mixed 1,404
1,058% 1,417 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2559 2562 2562 2432 2562 2561 MB/s
Read 2,643
Write 2,532
Mixed 1,664
SusWrite 2,540
528% 2,345 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 83
295% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,359
DQ Write 1,222
DQ Mixed 1,266
956% 1,283 MB/s
797GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2501 2504 2510 2494 2507 2504 MB/s
Read 2,598
Write 2,449
Mixed 1,579
SusWrite 2,503
513% 2,282 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 82
284% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,441
DQ Write 1,204
DQ Mixed 1,304
982% 1316 MB/s
547GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2405 2364 2317 2212 2261 2284 MB/s
Read 2,646
Write 2,441
Mixed 1,392
SusWrite 2,307
493% 2,196 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 77
285% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 1,202
DQ Mixed 1,234
914% 1,201 MB/s
715GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2100 2100 2136 2144 2111 2132 MB/s
Read 2,566
Write 1,994
Mixed 1,447
SusWrite 2,121
455% 2,032 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 72.7
239% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1000
DQ Write 564
DQ Mixed 831
605% 798 MB/s
686GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1590 2332 2363 2202 2043 2080 MB/s
Read 2,536
Write 2,408
Mixed 1,492
SusWrite 2,102
479% 2,134 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 70.6
232% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 560
DQ Mixed 791
574% 753 MB/s
278GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1073 1908 1953 1953 924 818 MB/s
Read 2,498
Write 2,299
Mixed 1,392
SusWrite 1,438
427% 1,907 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 70.8
232% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,354
DQ Write 887
DQ Mixed 1,081
817% 1,107 MB/s
454GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1833 1805 1740 2022 1947 1792 MB/s
Read 2,315
Write 2,046
Mixed 1,254
SusWrite 1,856
419% 1,868 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 62.2
208% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 772
558% 728 MB/s
523GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1843 1546 1883 1833 1822 1801 MB/s
Read 1,232
Write 1928
Mixed 1096
SusWrite 1,788
343% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 64
236% 90.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,176
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 1,048
794% 1,070 MB/s
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Gaming 170%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 169%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $350

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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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