Average Bench: 328% (15th of 1040)

Based on 180,536 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 228.3% 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 1,097MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,179MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 135%. 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 180,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,427 Read 2,431 2,698
1,214 Write 2,179 2,603
1,136 Mixed 1,717 1,985
885 SusWrite 1,524 1,803
440% 1,963 MB/s
Min Avg Max
48 4K Read 63.4 70
75.1 4K Write 151 191
60.6 4K Mixed 85.1 99.8
285% 99.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
778 DQ Read 1,240 1,615
305 DQ Write 989 1,379
363 DQ Mixed 1,097 1,466
826% 1,108 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
718GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2502 2067 1471 1475 1473 1473 MB/s
Read 2,725
Write 2,536
Mixed 1,992
SusWrite 1,743
505% 2,249 MB/s
4K Read 69.4
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 99.3
333% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1371
DQ Write 1,206
DQ Mixed 1,281
962% 1,286 MB/s
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1845 1674 1664 1572 1511 1489 MB/s
Read 2,662
Write 2,430
Mixed 1,843
SusWrite 1,626
480% 2,140 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 93
310% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1284
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 1,168
874% 1,166 MB/s
657GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2340 2042 1476 1492 1471 1484 MB/s
Read 2567
Write 2,368
Mixed 1,736
SusWrite 1,718
470% 2,097 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 83.3
276% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1326
DQ Write 1,063
DQ Mixed 1,212
902% 1,200 MB/s
353GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1826 1863 1508 1340 1345 1344 MB/s
Read 2532
Write 1,859
Mixed 1,741
SusWrite 1,538
429% 1,917 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 86.3
294% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 1,241
DQ Mixed 1,312
986% 1317 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1622 1417 931 540 522 496 MB/s
Read 2,739
Write 2,650
Mixed 2,035
SusWrite 921
467% 2,087 MB/s
4K Read 72.1
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 101
341% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 1,251
DQ Mixed 1,297
980% 1,315 MB/s
507GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1809 1676 1682 1665 907 1450 MB/s
Read 2,535
Write 2,367
Mixed 1,806
SusWrite 1,532
462% 2,060 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 79.8
266% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,127
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 1,030
788% 1,066 MB/s
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1411 1356 1357 1359 1310 1303 MB/s
Read 2,564
Write 2,359
Mixed 1854
SusWrite 1,350
455% 2,032 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 82.6
271% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 669
DQ Write 568
DQ Mixed 609
459% 615 MB/s
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 505 567 567 557 559 MB/s
Read 687
Write 538
Mixed 584
SusWrite 502
130% 578 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 78.7
249% 86.4 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 976
655% 792 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 46,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,249

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6 days ago.

Just excellent. It has a great performance


Excellent

6 months ago.

best nvme pcie 3.0 ssd for games


Excellent

17 months ago.

If you have the PCI-E lanes to support it... This is hilariously potent. Read/writes out of this world, that only workstations would ever truly find useful, if even that. For games, you'll never worry about load times again.


Excellent

5 months ago.

first time using an SSD let along a nvme so the speed just blew me away


Excellent

7 months ago.

as of may 2020 you need to have the nvme driver from samsung's website to get the most out of this drive


Excellent

21 months ago.

Super fast


Good

3 months ago.

the samsung nvme driver takes speeds down below 1500...... don't know why. windows driver cranks it 200000...


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