Average Bench: 298% (14th of 1003)

Based on 3,143 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 198.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,115MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 1,045MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 178%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 142MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 50.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,143 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,193 Read 2,164 2,514
1,032 Write 2,004 2,402
777 Mixed 1,366 1,689
715 SusWrite 1,435 1,857
391% 1,742 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.6 4K Read 50.3 59.2
73.2 4K Write 142 206
43 4K Mixed 70.3 87.9
241% 87.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
523 DQ Read 1,227 1,748
386 DQ Write 1,045 1,528
454 DQ Mixed 1,115 1,594
841% 1,129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1613 2181 1398 1167 1156 1169 MB/s
Read 2,278
Write 2,188
Mixed 1,561
SusWrite 1,447
419% 1,869 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 67.2
258% 96.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,577
DQ Write 1,211
DQ Mixed 1,343
1,018% 1,377 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1883 2077 2078 1872 1127 1146 MB/s
Read 2,400
Write 2,113
Mixed 1,572
SusWrite 1,697
436% 1,946 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.7
236% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 909
683% 914 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1870 2006 2023 1962 1125 1122 MB/s
Read 2,390
Write 2,135
Mixed 1570
SusWrite 1,685
436% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 72.6
241% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 839
DQ Mixed 899
674% 899 MB/s
549GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1256 1187 1161 1176 1169 1154 MB/s
Read 2,404
Write 2,353
Mixed 1,527
SusWrite 1,184
418% 1,867 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 71.2
237% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,147
DQ Write 1,030
DQ Mixed 1,101
822% 1,093 MB/s
976GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1920 1929 1926 1914 1085 909 MB/s
Read 1921
Write 1,923
Mixed 1,267
SusWrite 1,614
378% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 61.1
218% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 790
DQ Write 660
DQ Mixed 710
536% 720 MB/s
444GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1245 1250 1251 1248 1243 1242 MB/s
Read 1,396
Write 1,246
Mixed 1,204
SusWrite 1,246
287% 1,273 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 79.4
270% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1345
DQ Write 1,249
DQ Mixed 1,280
966% 1,292 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1352 1252 1234 1194 1146 1150 MB/s
Read 1,970
Write 1,911
Mixed 1,343
SusWrite 1,221
362% 1,612 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55.2
185% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,174
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 1,097
824% 1,100 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 6,830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 157%
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Desktop
Desktop 155%
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Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 171% - Outstanding Total price: $2,436

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