Average Bench: 332% (11th of 1011)

Based on 14,722 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 231.8% 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 1,065MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,044MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 192%. 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 52.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,722 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,112 Read 2,268 2,754
1,130 Write 2,044 2,476
795 Mixed 1,270 1,576
974 SusWrite 1,887 2,423
419% 1,867 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40 4K Read 52.1 61.1
81.6 4K Write 152 215
48.9 4K Mixed 73.2 90.1
253% 92.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
295 DQ Read 1,174 1,692
256 DQ Write 981 1,403
305 DQ Mixed 1,065 1,507
801% 1,073 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
489GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1618 1698 1690 1762 1798 1813 MB/s
Read 1,746
Write 1,459
Mixed 1,592
SusWrite 1730
368% 1,632 MB/s
4K Read 180
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 165
566% 167 MB/s
DQ Read 1763
DQ Write 1,468
DQ Mixed 1,578
1,192% 1,603 MB/s
663GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1639 1925 2286 2368 2366 2362 MB/s
Read 2,697
Write 2,434
Mixed 1,410
SusWrite 2,158
488% 2,175 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 88.1
310% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,898
DQ Write 1,556
DQ Mixed 1,704
1,282% 1,720 MB/s
912GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2280 2341 2339 2430 2441 2448 MB/s
Read 2,747
Write 2,421
Mixed 1,335
SusWrite 2,380
498% 2,221 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 81.5
275% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,336
DQ Write 1,091
DQ Mixed 1,185
895% 1,204 MB/s
740GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2352 2408 2419 2406 2363 2374 MB/s
Read 2,522
Write 2,393
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 2,387
494% 2,199 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 73.2
251% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,571
DQ Write 1,388
DQ Mixed 1,431
1,086% 1,463 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1847 1793 1524 1317 1421 1461 MB/s
Read 1,796
Write 1,802
Mixed 1,058
SusWrite 1,560
349% 1,554 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 74.1
258% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,211
DQ Write 1,093
DQ Mixed 1,145
860% 1,149 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 11,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 139%
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Desktop
Desktop 154%
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Workstation
Workstation 144%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,211

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15 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

10 months ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


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17 months ago.

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