Average Bench: 294% (21st of 1011)

Based on 53,209 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 194.1% 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 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,193MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 115%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 934MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 153MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,285 Read 2,408 2,703
1,081 Write 2,193 2,584
1,028 Mixed 1,669 1,937
747 SusWrite 934 1,065
403% 1,801 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.6 4K Read 64.2 72.1
99.6 4K Write 153 190
63.9 4K Mixed 87 100
290% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
601 DQ Read 1,242 1,740
520 DQ Write 1,034 1,497
516 DQ Mixed 1,118 1,553
843% 1,131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2304 822 818 819 821 816 MB/s
Read 2,680
Write 2,605
Mixed 1,934
SusWrite 1,066
464% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 98.8
331% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 1,187
890% 1,188 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2183 889 843 845 847 847 MB/s
Read 2,575
Write 2,283
Mixed 1,458
SusWrite 1,076
413% 1,848 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 89
294% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,599
DQ Write 1,171
DQ Mixed 1,346
1,016% 1,372 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1119 873 877 878 868 856 MB/s
Read 2,662
Write 2,450
Mixed 1,888
SusWrite 912
442% 1,978 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 94
305% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,443
DQ Write 1,249
DQ Mixed 1,328
1,000% 1,340 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2129 817 817 812 815 820 MB/s
Read 2,499
Write 2,410
Mixed 1,708
SusWrite 1,035
428% 1,913 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 85.3
277% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,404
DQ Write 1,193
DQ Mixed 1,276
962% 1,291 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1080 860 842 831 827 772 MB/s
Read 2,571
Write 2,346
Mixed 1,810
SusWrite 869
424% 1,899 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 85.2
280% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,333
DQ Write 914
DQ Mixed 1,038
798% 1,095 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1496 1058 826 828 826 826 MB/s
Read 2,575
Write 2,362
Mixed 1,546
SusWrite 977
417% 1,865 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 84.6
281% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,110
DQ Write 690
DQ Mixed 920
680% 907 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2103 813 814 815 813 811 MB/s
Read 1,742
Write 1669
Mixed 1,451
SusWrite 1028
331% 1,472 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 84.2
260% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,516
DQ Write 1,316
DQ Mixed 1,395
1,051% 1409 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2282 823 828 827 828 828 MB/s
Read 2,638
Write 2,433
Mixed 1,482
SusWrite 1,069
426% 1,906 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 96.3
319% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 69.9
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 1,447
724% 564 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 15,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,528

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