Average Bench: 325% (13th of 1011)

Based on 19,412 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 1TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 224.8% 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 1,107MB/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 153%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 61.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,412 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,175 Read 2,317 2,680
1,103 Write 2,132 2,585
1,002 Mixed 1,662 1,960
1,076 SusWrite 1,568 1,818
431% 1,920 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.8 4K Read 61.1 71
70.5 4K Write 147 192
56 4K Mixed 83.2 99.8
277% 97 MB/s
Min Avg Max
666 DQ Read 1,249 1,692
265 DQ Write 1,015 1,461
358 DQ Mixed 1,107 1,542
836% 1,123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
868GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2621 2245 1577 1571 1553 1561 MB/s
Read 2,732
Write 2,659
Mixed 1,947
SusWrite 1,855
516% 2,298 MB/s
4K Read 72.9
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 104
354% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,402
DQ Write 1,275
DQ Mixed 1,359
1,014% 1,346 MB/s
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2352 2226 1549 1548 1544 1540 MB/s
Read 2,609
Write 2,463
Mixed 1,894
SusWrite 1,793
492% 2,190 MB/s
4K Read 66.9
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 96.6
321% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,801
DQ Write 1,569
DQ Mixed 1,649
1,246% 1,673 MB/s
459GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2088 2043 1508 1450 1468 1476 MB/s
Read 2,510
Write 2,168
Mixed 1536
SusWrite 1,672
442% 1,971 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 67.6
248% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,310
DQ Write 1,150
DQ Mixed 1225
920% 1,228 MB/s
735GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2093 2133 1586 1588 1596 1560 MB/s
Read 2,506
Write 2,379
Mixed 1,844
SusWrite 1,759
477% 2,122 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 82.1
266% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 943
701% 928 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1248 1126 1459 1316 1341 1333 MB/s
Read 2,556
Write 2,354
Mixed 1,563
SusWrite 1,304
435% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 85
279% 97 MB/s
DQ Read 1,437
DQ Write 1,243
DQ Mixed 1,329
999% 1,336 MB/s
808GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 869 875 864 873 868 810 MB/s
Read 2,646
Write 2,451
Mixed 1922
SusWrite 860
440% 1,970 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 92.5
307% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,342
DQ Write 1,189
DQ Mixed 1,268
950% 1,266 MB/s
611GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1269 1353 1504 1513 1454 1369 MB/s
Read 1,149
Write 1,857
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 1,410
311% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 77.1
252% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 997
DQ Write 866
DQ Mixed 924
694% 929 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 8,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 152%
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Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $287

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,199

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 Comments

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Excellent

1 month 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.

Super fast


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