Average Bench: 342% (10th of 1011)

Based on 12,253 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 242.3% 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 1,104MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,085MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 162%. 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 52.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 158MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,253 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,321 Read 2,332 2,762
1,161 Write 2,085 2,518
904 Mixed 1,304 1,589
1,013 SusWrite 1,944 2,486
430% 1,916 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.4 4K Read 52.7 61.5
94.4 4K Write 158 214
57.1 4K Mixed 75.5 90.6
260% 95.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
656 DQ Read 1,218 1,638
520 DQ Write 1,030 1,461
557 DQ Mixed 1,104 1,513
833% 1,117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2540 2539 2468 2512 2545 2552 MB/s
Read 2,807
Write 2,559
Mixed 1,467
SusWrite 2,526
525% 2,340 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 93.1
329% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,424
DQ Write 1316
DQ Mixed 1,359
1,023% 1,366 MB/s
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2217 2521 2549 2566 2566 2566 MB/s
Read 2679
Write 2,559
Mixed 1,558
SusWrite 2,498
522% 2,323 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 88.8
310% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,364
DQ Write 1,188
DQ Mixed 1,264
951% 1,272 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2330 2334 2338 2335 2337 2329 MB/s
Read 2,624
Write 2,314
Mixed 1,645
SusWrite 2,334
501% 2,229 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 91.6
324% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,447
DQ Write 1,328
DQ Mixed 1,356
1,026% 1,377 MB/s
682GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2318 2292 2186 2149 1957 2287 MB/s
Read 1,772
Write 2098
Mixed 1,119
SusWrite 2,198
406% 1,797 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 77.1
263% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,466
DQ Write 1261
DQ Mixed 1,356
1,018% 1,361 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1845 1866 1894 1999 1984 1789 MB/s
Read 2,474
Write 1,834
Mixed 1,385
SusWrite 1,896
425% 1,897 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 67.3
235% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,195
DQ Write 1,007
DQ Mixed 1089
819% 1097 MB/s
869GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1263 1563 1512 1412 1421 1420 MB/s
Read 2,249
Write 1,983
Mixed 1,386
SusWrite 1432
395% 1,762 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 67.7
240% 88.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,190
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 971
741% 1,010 MB/s
869GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1726 1744 1737 1657 1724 1709 MB/s
Read 1,674
Write 1,641
Mixed 1,207
SusWrite 1716
351% 1,560 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 75.5
248% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 870
DQ Write 662
DQ Mixed 778
578% 770 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 9,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
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Desktop
Desktop 157%
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Workstation
Workstation 143%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $257

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $2,195

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1 month 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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