Average Bench: 324% (13th of 1011)

Based on 26,424 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 223.8% 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 1,111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,132MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 146%. 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 62MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,424 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,269 Read 2,339 2,691
1,152 Write 2,132 2,608
991 Mixed 1,662 1,974
916 SusWrite 1,515 1,809
429% 1,912 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44 4K Read 62 69.6
93.2 4K Write 151 191
56.3 4K Mixed 84 99
282% 99.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
637 DQ Read 1,235 1,631
431 DQ Write 1,035 1,417
488 DQ Mixed 1,111 1,476
839% 1,127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
838GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2560 2091 1523 1534 1542 1540 MB/s
Read 2,699
Write 2,618
Mixed 1,952
SusWrite 1,798
509% 2,267 MB/s
4K Read 68.2
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 99.7
332% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,382
DQ Write 1191
DQ Mixed 1,291
966% 1288 MB/s
773GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2203 2159 1542 1530 1541 1540 MB/s
Read 2,540
Write 2,392
Mixed 1,830
SusWrite 1,752
478% 2,128 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 84.4
276% 96.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,763
DQ Write 1,544
DQ Mixed 1,632
1,230% 1,646 MB/s
486GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1542 1324 1296 1313 1279 1276 MB/s
Read 2,632
Write 2,402
Mixed 1,868
SusWrite 1,338
462% 2,060 MB/s
4K Read 67.5
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 92.9
315% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 1179
DQ Mixed 1265
949% 1,267 MB/s
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1454 1816 1579 1568 1576 1547 MB/s
Read 2524
Write 2,380
Mixed 1,760
SusWrite 1,590
463% 2,064 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 84.4
280% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1072
DQ Mixed 1178
880% 1,172 MB/s
585GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1700 1741 1653 1521 1519 1514 MB/s
Read 2,162
Write 1,993
Mixed 1,591
SusWrite 1608
413% 1,838 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 76.2
255% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,147
DQ Mixed 1190
897% 1,202 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1002 1403 1459 1383 1255 1050 MB/s
Read 2,297
Write 1,493
Mixed 1,698
SusWrite 1,259
377% 1,687 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 73.9
246% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,320
DQ Write 977
DQ Mixed 1134
852% 1,144 MB/s
650GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 1401 1741 1484 1418 1422 MB/s
Read 1,666
Write 1,553
Mixed 1,449
SusWrite 1,393
341% 1,515 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 74.5
263% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,305
DQ Write 1,139
DQ Mixed 1,206
908% 1,217 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 10,457 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 151%
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Workstation
Workstation 140%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $281

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,126

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5 days ago.

Hands Down - Best Performance and Best Value NVMe SSD on the market at this time. Don't waste your money on expensive PCIe 4.0 or Optane Drives (Yet!)


Excellent

3 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

7 months ago.

Super fast


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