Average Bench: 234% (69th of 1072)

Based on 87,206 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 134.0% 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 921MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,197MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 149%. 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 464MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 136MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87,206 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,198 Read 2,197 2,638
715 Write 1,841 2,264
728 Mixed 1,356 1,621
308 SusWrite 464 582
326% 1,464 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.4 4K Read 57.6 70.7
68.9 4K Write 136 231
39.8 4K Mixed 73.5 101
253% 89 MB/s
Min Avg Max
507 DQ Read 915 1,010
283 DQ Write 873 1,582
370 DQ Mixed 921 1,166
684% 903 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 54 55 57 56 56 MB/s
Read 6650
Write 54.9
Mixed 113
SusWrite 53.5
357% 1,718 MB/s
4K Read 567
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 5.4
868% 192 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 615 429 414 391 392 394 MB/s
Read 2,427
Write 2,219
Mixed 1,541
SusWrite 439
369% 1,656 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 93.3
308% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 1,314
DQ Mixed 1,154
872% 1,155 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 730 420 418 417 414 413 MB/s
Read 2591
Write 2,261
Mixed 1,599
SusWrite 469
385% 1,730 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 88.4
295% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 632
DQ Mixed 818
609% 817 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 512 408 408 409 412 414 MB/s
Read 2,316
Write 2,198
Mixed 1,402
SusWrite 427
353% 1,586 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 78.1
276% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 992
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 897
656% 862 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 620 398 397 398 399 MB/s
Read 2,387
Write 1,467
Mixed 1,330
SusWrite 520
316% 1,426 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 69.5
227% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 1,048
751% 965 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 306 295 294 291 287 MB/s
Read 1,394
Write 1,081
Mixed 1,050
SusWrite 312
214% 959 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 82.6
272% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1003
DQ Write 999
DQ Mixed 1087
793% 1,030 MB/s
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Gaming 114%
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Workstation 105%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $233

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 Comments

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Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 years ago.

very very well Guys


Excellent

3 years ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best SSD I've ever had.


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