Average Bench: 329% (12th of 1037)

Based on 114,496 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 228.7% 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 1,123MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,196MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 112%. 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 61.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 114,496 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,405 Read 2,404 2,679
1,276 Write 2,196 2,588
1,118 Mixed 1,716 1,969
1,096 SusWrite 1,549 1,797
441% 1,966 MB/s
Min Avg Max
50.1 4K Read 61.7 69.2
102 4K Write 150 188
64.4 4K Mixed 84.6 98.3
281% 98.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
792 DQ Read 1,251 1,682
506 DQ Write 1,019 1,436
664 DQ Mixed 1,123 1,533
844% 1,131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 993 1898 2069 1556 1561 1563 MB/s
Read 2,601
Write 2,284
Mixed 1,515
SusWrite 1,607
448% 2,002 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 90.9
301% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,255
DQ Write 1,031
DQ Mixed 1,125
847% 1,137 MB/s
640GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1667 1502 1499 1482 1494 1475 MB/s
Read 2,470
Write 2,211
Mixed 1,811
SusWrite 1,520
449% 2,003 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 85
284% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,196
DQ Write 1,060
DQ Mixed 1,069
818% 1,108 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1289 1361 1281 1278 1262 1230 MB/s
Read 2,508
Write 1,479
Mixed 1551
SusWrite 1,283
380% 1,705 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 92.5
307% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,319
DQ Write 1,168
DQ Mixed 1,235
928% 1,241 MB/s
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1148 1342 1606 1607 1563 1067 MB/s
Read 2547
Write 2,331
Mixed 1603
SusWrite 1,389
440% 1,967 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 67.3
241% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,543
DQ Write 1,297
DQ Mixed 1,415
1,062% 1,419 MB/s
820GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1348 1181 1437 1426 1439 1448 MB/s
Read 2,567
Write 2,335
Mixed 1,787
SusWrite 1380
452% 2,017 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 83.1
275% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 995
DQ Mixed 1,083
811% 1,082 MB/s
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1486 2156 1714 1513 1531 1527 MB/s
Read 2,574
Write 2,346
Mixed 1,824
SusWrite 1,654
471% 2,099 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 79.8
265% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 831
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 603
486% 689 MB/s
507GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1196 1307 1324 1344 1348 1339 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 1,349
Mixed 1,284
SusWrite 1,310
305% 1,353 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 79.2
261% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 488
385% 535 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 26,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,220

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 months ago.

best nvme pcie 3.0 ssd for games


Excellent

13 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

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

17 months ago.

Super fast


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