Average Bench: 242% (39th of 1011)

Based on 15,699 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 141.9% 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 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 989MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,136MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 125%. 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 500MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 147MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,699 samples)
Min Avg Max
746 Read 2,136 2,623
609 Write 1,890 2,281
628 Mixed 1,339 1,626
406 SusWrite 500 582
327% 1,466 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.8 4K Read 59.1 69.1
78 4K Write 147 193
51.9 4K Mixed 80 96.2
270% 95.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
525 DQ Read 917 1,013
364 DQ Write 977 1,506
491 DQ Mixed 989 1,169
732% 961 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 593 427 419 421 422 418 MB/s
Read 2,563
Write 2,264
Mixed 1,487
SusWrite 450
376% 1,691 MB/s
4K Read 71.3
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 96.6
325% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1010
DQ Write 1,525
DQ Mixed 1,164
910% 1,233 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1271 401 401 408 407 410 MB/s
Read 2,570
Write 2,200
Mixed 1,563
SusWrite 550
383% 1,721 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 89
304% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 1,076
DQ Mixed 1,114
817% 1,062 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 695 419 417 421 420 420 MB/s
Read 2,564
Write 2,282
Mixed 1,591
SusWrite 465
384% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 89.2
299% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 1,348
DQ Mixed 1,171
887% 1,178 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 409 415 411 413 416 MB/s
Read 2,288
Write 1,902
Mixed 1,239
SusWrite 434
326% 1,466 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 72.4
245% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 1,135
852% 1,126 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 656 420 413 415 414 411 MB/s
Read 2,511
Write 2,203
Mixed 1,553
SusWrite 455
374% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 78.2
259% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 558
DQ Mixed 799
586% 777 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 988 463 404 404 400 401 MB/s
Read 1,885
Write 1,976
Mixed 1,289
SusWrite 510
317% 1,415 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 84
288% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 1,156
711% 799 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 414 395 397 394 392 MB/s
Read 733
Write 541
Mixed 583
SusWrite 398
126% 563 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 76
250% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 766
DQ Write 574
DQ Mixed 929
624% 756 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 26,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $543

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 Comments

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8 days ago.

Just bought one. Installed it a few days ago. There is an appreciable improvement over MZ-VLW5120 that was working just fine. i had no complaints about the old hard drive, but needed more space. However the improvement in the new drive is perceptible.


Poor

1 month ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Excellent

1 month ago.

I have it as my boot drive. So lightening fast!


Excellent

6 months ago.

very very well Guys


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