Average Bench: 320% (19th of 1058)

Based on 37,805 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 220.0% 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 1,017MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,276MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 211%. 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 Write Speed 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,805 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,144 Read 2,276 2,712
918 Write 1,932 2,479
658 Mixed 1,231 1,580
637 SusWrite 1,711 2,444
400% 1,787 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.5 4K Read 52.5 61.7
58.1 4K Write 148 222
43.4 4K Mixed 72.2 91.8
251% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
681 DQ Read 1,244 1,999
159 DQ Write 880 1,552
300 DQ Mixed 1,017 1,711
772% 1,047 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
462GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2406 2442 2412 2455 2429 2452 MB/s
Read 2,604
Write 2,457
Mixed 1,605
SusWrite 2,433
512% 2,275 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 91.3
338% 132 MB/s
DQ Read 2,169
DQ Write 1,141
DQ Mixed 1,927
1,360% 1,746 MB/s
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2028 1979 2016 2006 2058 2153 MB/s
Read 2,585
Write 2,247
Mixed 1,231
SusWrite 2040
454% 2,026 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 90.7
323% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,641
DQ Write 1,236
DQ Mixed 1,382
1,049% 1,420 MB/s
738GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1409 1493 1771 1833 1990 1988 MB/s
Read 2,226
Write 1,934
Mixed 1,250
SusWrite 1,748
401% 1,789 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 86.7
309% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,131
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 936
718% 978 MB/s
712GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1817 1924 2023 1920 2052 2058 MB/s
Read 2,406
Write 2,173
Mixed 1400
SusWrite 1,965
446% 1,986 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 62.5
210% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,044
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 926
691% 923 MB/s
544GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1629 2216 2101 1500 1394 2033 MB/s
Read 1,903
Write 2,164
Mixed 1,226
SusWrite 1,812
400% 1,776 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 69.6
229% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 970
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 378
350% 558 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1119 994 960 918 860 895 MB/s
Read 2,422
Write 1,347
Mixed 891
SusWrite 958
311% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 69.2
223% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,329
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 1,102
827% 1,112 MB/s
168GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1174 1181 865 792 770 747 MB/s
Read 1,357
Write 1,212
Mixed 1,124
SusWrite 921
259% 1,154 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 80.5
276% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,456
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 1,239
939% 1,270 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 18,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 165%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 164%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $287

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $2,268

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7 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

3 years ago.

Is best for view streaming online and boot Games


Good

3 years ago.

I CANT READ OR USE THIS SITE KIKE YESTERDEY


Good

8 months ago.

At least the 970 Pro had good MLC with better endurance, compared to the TLC on the so called 980 "Pro"


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