Average Bench: 337% (4th of 991)

Based on 5,122 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 237.4% 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 1,083MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,061MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 165%. 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 51.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 153MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,122 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,229 Read 2,281 2,762
1,143 Write 2,061 2,444
835 Mixed 1,283 1,533
1,096 SusWrite 1,940 2,404
425% 1,891 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.1 4K Read 51.9 61
86.3 4K Write 153 215
49.4 4K Mixed 73.6 90.6
254% 92.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
616 DQ Read 1,199 1,593
500 DQ Write 1,014 1,378
539 DQ Mixed 1,083 1,455
818% 1,099 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1890 1913 1947 1994 1838 1809 MB/s
Read 2,368
Write 2,207
Mixed 1,366
SusWrite 1,898
440% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 71.2
249% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,346
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 1150
872% 1,179 MB/s
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2096 2087 1859 1823 1722 1756 MB/s
Read 1,557
Write 1,453
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 1,891
341% 1,512 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 90
320% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1404
DQ Write 1228
DQ Mixed 1,327
992% 1,320 MB/s
712GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2134 1860 1788 1499 1662 1626 MB/s
Read 2,316
Write 1558
Mixed 1,213
SusWrite 1,762
383% 1,712 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 75.5
256% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 1,067
DQ Mixed 1,120
845% 1,134 MB/s
779GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2052 1764 1722 1676 1481 1464 MB/s
Read 1,964
Write 1,696
Mixed 1,239
SusWrite 1,693
370% 1,648 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 41.9
207% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,482
DQ Write 1,211
DQ Mixed 1,317
994% 1,336 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1495 1444 1873 1598 1472 1572 MB/s
Read 1,766
Write 1,830
Mixed 1,201
SusWrite 1,576
359% 1,593 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 56.3
176% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,028
DQ Write 808
DQ Mixed 1,048
748% 961 MB/s
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Typical 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 2,615 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) - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $2,575

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