Average Bench: 337% (4th of 996)

Based on 6,923 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 237.3% 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 1,085MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,054MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 201%. 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 52.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 155MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,923 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,291 Read 2,299 2761
1,142 Write 2,054 2,471
840 Mixed 1,286 1,559
827 SusWrite 1,920 2,438
424% 1,890 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37 4K Read 52.2 61.4
92.9 4K Write 155 215
48.2 4K Mixed 74.1 90.4
256% 93.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
312 DQ Read 1,193 1,685
367 DQ Write 1,007 1,435
359 DQ Mixed 1,085 1,494
817% 1,095 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
545GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2347 2359 2387 2064 1686 1785 MB/s
Read 2,464
Write 2,345
Mixed 1,235
SusWrite 2,104
457% 2,037 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 77
260% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1505
DQ Write 1,292
DQ Mixed 1,328
1,015% 1,375 MB/s
907GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2129 2130 2116 2126 2141 2147 MB/s
Read 2,243
Write 2,136
Mixed 1,347
SusWrite 2,132
442% 1,965 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 68
244% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,492
DQ Write 1,322
DQ Mixed 1,397
1,050% 1,404 MB/s
617GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2023 2235 2246 2181 2301 2297 MB/s
Read 2,584
Write 2,288
Mixed 1,347
SusWrite 2,214
473% 2,108 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 66.6
220% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,164
DQ Write 901
DQ Mixed 1,010
761% 1,025 MB/s
914GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1755 1502 1841 1357 1166 1131 MB/s
Read 1,703
Write 1,309
Mixed 923
SusWrite 1,459
302% 1,348 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 83.2
292% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,248
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,057
823% 1,132 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1196 880 583 537 517 498 MB/s
Read 2,472
Write 1,542
Mixed 1433
SusWrite 702
341% 1,537 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 79.7
271% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,165
DQ Write 1,001
DQ Mixed 1,058
800% 1,075 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 4,513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 159%
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Desktop
Desktop 165%
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Workstation
Workstation 158%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $279

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $2,418

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