Average Bench: 326% (5th of 1000)

Based on 5,247 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 225.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,108MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 164%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 61MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,247 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,137 Read 2,269 2,659
1,029 Write 2,108 2,470
927 Mixed 1,625 1,936
998 SusWrite 1,590 1,782
426% 1,898 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.9 4K Read 61 72
94.8 4K Write 149 217
62.9 4K Mixed 84.1 104
279% 98.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
569 DQ Read 1,243 1,807
433 DQ Write 1,048 1,541
515 DQ Mixed 1,136 1,626
854% 1,142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2062 1892 1513 1517 1506 1516 MB/s
Read 2,579
Write 2361
Mixed 1,889
SusWrite 1,668
477% 2,124 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 93.6
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,954
DQ Write 1,654
DQ Mixed 1,773
1,337% 1,794 MB/s
620GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1656 1628 1622 1584 1454 1466 MB/s
Read 2,562
Write 2442
Mixed 1,809
SusWrite 1,568
470% 2,095 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 87.2
289% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,922
DQ Write 1633
DQ Mixed 1,710
1,300% 1,755 MB/s
591GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2462 2217 1450 1467 1464 1468 MB/s
Read 2,631
Write 2,458
Mixed 1,912
SusWrite 1,755
491% 2,189 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 86.9
289% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,563
DQ Write 1,340
DQ Mixed 1,444
1,084% 1,449 MB/s
744GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2278 2067 1513 1515 1512 1509 MB/s
Read 2,606
Write 2,367
Mixed 1,857
SusWrite 1,732
480% 2,141 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 87.4
288% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,594
DQ Write 1396
DQ Mixed 1,477
1,112% 1,489 MB/s
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1869 1890 1454 1454 1482 1433 MB/s
Read 2,515
Write 2,290
Mixed 1,714
SusWrite 1,597
455% 2,029 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 82.2
270% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1207
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 1,127
840% 1,118 MB/s
727GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 864 923 943 900 837 843 MB/s
Read 1,142
Write 834
Mixed 1,046
SusWrite 885
220% 977 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 78.3
269% 93.9 MB/s
DQ Read 802
DQ Write 693
DQ Mixed 761
567% 752 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 5,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 156%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 162%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 142% - Outstanding Total price: $2,234

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