Average Bench: 327% (13th of 1016)

Based on 46 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 PRO 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 PRO 1TB averaged 227.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 970 PRO 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,261MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 1,185MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 PRO 1TB is 114%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 PRO 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 58.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 190MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 46 samples)
Min Avg Max
700 Read 2,232 4,405
676 Write 1,775 3,806
643 Mixed 1,494 2,956
827 SusWrite 1,501 1,915
392% 1,750 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.9 4K Read 58.2 77.9
93.2 4K Write 190 262
61.6 4K Mixed 80.8 114
292% 110 MB/s
Min Avg Max
65.3 DQ Read 1,362 1,642
170 DQ Write 1,185 1,373
92 DQ Mixed 1,261 1,470
949% 1,270 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
819GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2132 2024 1499 1476 1497 1498 MB/s
Read 2,566
Write 2,314
Mixed 1,805
SusWrite 1,688
470% 2,093 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 90.8
295% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,147
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 1,053
788% 1,052 MB/s
871GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1688 2007 1588 1527 1529 1541 MB/s
Read 2,288
Write 2,150
Mixed 1760
SusWrite 1,647
441% 1,961 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 95.8
313% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,191
DQ Write 1,035
DQ Mixed 1,113
834% 1,113 MB/s
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1940 1907 1563 1525 1522 1514 MB/s
Read 2,288
Write 2,055
Mixed 1696
SusWrite 1,662
432% 1,925 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 69
224% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 839
DQ Write 1,225
DQ Mixed 976
754% 1,013 MB/s
847GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2043 2106 1530 1535 1524 1534 MB/s
Read 2,293
Write 2,185
Mixed 1,685
SusWrite 1,712
442% 1,968 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 80.4
262% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 660
DQ Write 572
DQ Mixed 612
460% 615 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,694 SSDs tested.

Typical 970 PRO 1TB Builds (Compare 332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus WS X299 SAGE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $2,449

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