Average Bench: 338% (10th of 1011)

Based on 9,740 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 238.2% 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 1,060MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,090MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 179%. 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 52.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,740 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,282 Read 2,320 2,737
1,246 Write 2,090 2499
931 Mixed 1,314 1,586
1,146 SusWrite 1,937 2,436
430% 1,915 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.8 4K Read 52.4 60.9
91.4 4K Write 154 212
51.1 4K Mixed 74.2 89.9
256% 93.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
489 DQ Read 1,176 1,686
384 DQ Write 989 1,443
433 DQ Mixed 1,060 1,504
800% 1,075 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
652GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2265 2270 2360 2392 2366 2319 MB/s
Read 2,520
Write 2,200
Mixed 1,456
SusWrite 2,329
478% 2,126 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 76.4
260% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1516
DQ Write 1,118
DQ Mixed 1,277
965% 1,304 MB/s
537GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1879 2305 2315 2304 2272 2293 MB/s
Read 2,553
Write 2,393
Mixed 1,348
SusWrite 2,228
478% 2,130 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 75.3
255% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,409
DQ Write 1,224
DQ Mixed 1,306
982% 1,313 MB/s
788GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2337 2259 2199 2077 1801 1591 MB/s
Read 2663
Write 1,642
Mixed 1,268
SusWrite 2,044
425% 1,904 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 82.5
285% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,153
DQ Write 1,003
DQ Mixed 1,086
812% 1,081 MB/s
453GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1453 1801 2234 2265 2280 2268 MB/s
Read 2,718
Write 2,255
Mixed 1367
SusWrite 2050
470% 2,097 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 81.4
284% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 865
DQ Mixed 922
696% 934 MB/s
522GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1850 1476 2377 1880 2008 2012 MB/s
Read 2,464
Write 2,293
Mixed 983
SusWrite 1,934
430% 1,919 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 77.6
261% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,270
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 1,173
883% 1,182 MB/s
806GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1268 2065 2105 2123 2065 2117 MB/s
Read 2,254
Write 2,063
Mixed 1,552
SusWrite 1,957
440% 1,957 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 78.9
287% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1217
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 1,069
803% 1,078 MB/s
792GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2216 2078 2061 1755 1789 1672 MB/s
Read 1,765
Write 1,607
Mixed 1,182
SusWrite 1,928
365% 1,621 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 80.5
282% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,167
DQ Write 1,014
DQ Mixed 1086
815% 1,089 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 7,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 152%
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Desktop
Desktop 158%
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Workstation
Workstation 149%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $2,207

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