Average Bench: 326% (5th of 1003)

Based on 11,209 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 225.9% 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 1,134MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,150MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 154%. 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 61.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,241 Read 2,328 2,683
1,079 Write 2,150 2,618
995 Mixed 1,662 1,969
1,024 SusWrite 1,558 1,827
432% 1,924 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.1 4K Read 61.2 69.8
93 4K Write 151 191
58.2 4K Mixed 84.1 99.6
280% 98.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
639 DQ Read 1,236 1,802
486 DQ Write 1,043 1,500
552 DQ Mixed 1,134 1,579
851% 1,138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
802GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2414 2217 1505 1516 1531 1520 MB/s
Read 2,565
Write 2,396
Mixed 1,884
SusWrite 1,784
484% 2,157 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 90.3
300% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 986
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 932
702% 940 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1450 1449 1300 1174 1084 986 MB/s
Read 2,639
Write 2347
Mixed 1,928
SusWrite 1,240
456% 2,039 MB/s
4K Read 64
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 86.2
285% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,496
DQ Write 1,028
DQ Mixed 1,179
903% 1,234 MB/s
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2065 2041 1498 1516 1518 1520 MB/s
Read 2,138
Write 2,302
Mixed 1510
SusWrite 1,693
430% 1,911 MB/s
4K Read 62.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 83.4
271% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,060
DQ Write 689
DQ Mixed 832
632% 860 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 6,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 158%
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Desktop
Desktop 162%
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Workstation
Workstation 156%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 145% - Outstanding Total price: $2,145

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