Average Bench: 241% (33rd of 1000)

Based on 4,036 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 140.5% 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 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 964MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 980MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 122%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 528MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,036 samples)
Min Avg Max
866 Read 2,080 2,589
621 Write 1,902 2,279
611 Mixed 1,301 1,594
426 SusWrite 528 583
324% 1,453 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42 4K Read 58.4 69.1
96.3 4K Write 145 196
58.6 4K Mixed 79.5 96.5
267% 94.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
442 DQ Read 918 1,015
352 DQ Write 980 1,560
349 DQ Mixed 964 1,172
721% 954 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 671 429 427 430 430 421 MB/s
Read 2,662
Write 2,263
Mixed 1,607
SusWrite 468
389% 1,750 MB/s
4K Read 75.3
4K Write 255
4K Mixed 108
388% 146 MB/s
DQ Read 1,013
DQ Write 1,524
DQ Mixed 1,168
912% 1,235 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1324 456 408 407 407 408 MB/s
Read 2,494
Write 2,244
Mixed 1,447
SusWrite 568
376% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 66
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 89.2
300% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 1,530
DQ Mixed 1,172
915% 1239 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1174 499 399 400 400 401 MB/s
Read 1,276
Write 1,122
Mixed 1,014
SusWrite 545
222% 989 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 65.2
208% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 925
DQ Write 808
DQ Mixed 851
642% 861 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1000 522 391 401 399 392 MB/s
Read 1,035
Write 1,178
Mixed 882
SusWrite 517
203% 903 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 76.7
251% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 182
303% 589 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 642 525 398 394 396 394 MB/s
Read 681
Write 606
Mixed 605
SusWrite 458
132% 588 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 72.6
230% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 842
DQ Write 729
DQ Mixed 1,129
752% 900 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 838 433 431 441 443 441 MB/s
Read 1,093
Write 980
Mixed 914
SusWrite 504
196% 873 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 52.5
164% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 509
373% 490 MB/s
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 Prices

BHPhotoUS MZ-V7S250B/AM $6857 mins
NeweggUS MZ-V7S250B/AM $684 hrs
AmazonUS MZ-V7S250B/AM $705 mins
EbayUS MZ-V7S250BW $909 mins
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 7,441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,496

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Excellent

8 days ago.

Very good


Good

30 days ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Excellent

15 days ago.

very very well Guys


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