Average Bench: 327% (20th of 1058)

Based on 31,964 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 226.5% 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 1,022MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,287MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 209%. 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 51.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 149MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,964 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,101 Read 2,287 2,772
966 Write 1,982 2,498
754 Mixed 1,262 1,583
691 SusWrite 1,820 2,465
412% 1,838 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 4K Read 51.8 61.3
77.3 4K Write 149 213
50.4 4K Mixed 73.5 90.9
252% 91.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
584 DQ Read 1,166 1,655
348 DQ Write 921 1,384
431 DQ Mixed 1,022 1,477
771% 1,036 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
954GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2444 2442 2438 2450 2449 2446 MB/s
Read 2,668
Write 2,328
Mixed 1,239
SusWrite 2,445
487% 2,170 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 94.6
332% 126 MB/s
DQ Read 1,907
DQ Write 1,740
DQ Mixed 1,788
1,351% 1,812 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2566 2567 2571 2491 2447 2449 MB/s
Read 2,697
Write 2,548
Mixed 1,681
SusWrite 2515
531% 2,360 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 91.6
328% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,318
DQ Write 1,099
DQ Mixed 1,201
902% 1,206 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2208 2225 2222 2237 2307 2250 MB/s
Read 2,284
Write 2,216
Mixed 1,422
SusWrite 2,241
459% 2041 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 72.6
250% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,326
DQ Write 1,163
DQ Mixed 1,232
927% 1,240 MB/s
615GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1482 2119 1890 1680 1840 1955 MB/s
Read 2,474
Write 2086
Mixed 1,301
SusWrite 1,827
430% 1,922 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 72.3
246% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 908
669% 885 MB/s
615GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1568 2106 2294 2347 1635 1752 MB/s
Read 2,196
Write 2,144
Mixed 1,215
SusWrite 1,950
422% 1,876 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 73.3
250% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,018
DQ Write 721
DQ Mixed 910
669% 883 MB/s
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2165 1936 1509 1392 1313 1256 MB/s
Read 1,240
Write 2,237
Mixed 1,280
SusWrite 1,595
361% 1,588 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 67.7
222% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 898
677% 910 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 12,669 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $2,437

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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.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


Good

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I CANT READ OR USE THIS SITE KIKE YESTERDEY


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