Average Bench: 247% (40th of 1016)

Based on 26,351 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 147.1% 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 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 975MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,216MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 114%. 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 511MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 148MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,351 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,139 Read 2,216 2,621
873 Write 1,949 2278
820 Mixed 1,377 1,623
415 SusWrite 511 583
337% 1,513 MB/s
Min Avg Max
47 4K Read 62.2 68.6
78.9 4K Write 148 192
53.6 4K Mixed 80.9 95.7
276% 96.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
528 DQ Read 935 1,013
228 DQ Write 960 1,455
376 DQ Mixed 975 1,167
726% 957 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1243 389 388 394 402 400 MB/s
Read 2,591
Write 2,268
Mixed 1,628
SusWrite 536
391% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 66.5
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 93.9
318% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1107
DQ Mixed 1,158
843% 1,090 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 680 402 404 404 407 404 MB/s
Read 2,501
Write 2,169
Mixed 1,359
SusWrite 450
360% 1,620 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 80.8
271% 95.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 1,435
DQ Mixed 1,150
889% 1,198 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 588 430 432 434 434 433 MB/s
Read 2,587
Write 2,269
Mixed 1,568
SusWrite 458
383% 1,720 MB/s
4K Read 64.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 83.2
272% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,013
DQ Write 794
DQ Mixed 1063
752% 957 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 502 378 378 374 376 374 MB/s
Read 2,451
Write 2,183
Mixed 1,522
SusWrite 397
365% 1,639 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 77.6
255% 88.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 1,114
DQ Mixed 1,144
838% 1,089 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1233 397 397 398 399 399 MB/s
Read 2,372
Write 2,065
Mixed 1,561
SusWrite 537
364% 1,634 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 76.4
254% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 951
DQ Write 598
DQ Mixed 830
604% 793 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 36,608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $527

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 Comments

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24 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.


Good

27 days ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

very very well Guys


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