Average Bench: 342% (10th of 1016)

Based on 16,644 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 241.8% 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 1,063MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,116MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 159%. 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 53MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 156MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,644 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,421 Read 2,363 2,762
1,224 Write 2,116 2,522
862 Mixed 1,307 1,598
1,046 SusWrite 1,933 2,481
433% 1,930 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.1 4K Read 53 61.3
87 4K Write 156 213
57.4 4K Mixed 75.4 90.1
259% 94.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
535 DQ Read 1,215 1,687
351 DQ Write 988 1,459
314 DQ Mixed 1,063 1,531
806% 1,089 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
544GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2145 2105 2085 2091 2095 2103 MB/s
Read 2,418
Write 2,184
Mixed 1,351
SusWrite 2,104
452% 2,015 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 221
4K Mixed 93.2
313% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1718
DQ Write 1,595
DQ Mixed 1,590
1,211% 1,634 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2469 2471 2474 2476 2330 2117 MB/s
Read 2,514
Write 2475
Mixed 1,526
SusWrite 2,389
501% 2,226 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 84.4
288% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,382
DQ Write 1,241
DQ Mixed 1,300
978% 1,308 MB/s
559GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1484 1554 2078 2205 2215 2224 MB/s
Read 2,558
Write 2,055
Mixed 1,325
SusWrite 1,960
442% 1,975 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 71.7
249% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,517
DQ Write 1,220
DQ Mixed 1,324
1,003% 1,354 MB/s
267GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1776 2222 2169 2172 2175 2044 MB/s
Read 2,543
Write 2,340
Mixed 1,309
SusWrite 2093
465% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 80.9
275% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 1,038
DQ Mixed 1,142
763% 895 MB/s
611GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1919 1964 1997 2026 2036 2037 MB/s
Read 2,146
Write 1,974
Mixed 1343
SusWrite 1,997
419% 1,865 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 61.5
204% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 637
500% 690 MB/s
834GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 1076 1100 1151 1028 1040 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 1,191
Mixed 772
SusWrite 1,110
253% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 76.9
252% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 1,004
755% 1,009 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 12,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 139%
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Desktop
Desktop 155%
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Workstation
Workstation 144%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,278

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2 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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