Average Bench: 243% (32nd of 1003)

Based on 7,931 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 143.1% 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 962MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,937MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 119%. 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 518MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 145MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,931 samples)
Min Avg Max
826 Read 2,168 2,619
704 Write 1,937 2,284
704 Mixed 1,357 1,622
425 SusWrite 518 582
333% 1,495 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.3 4K Read 59.6 68.5
97.6 4K Write 145 192
56.9 4K Mixed 79.5 95.8
269% 94.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
520 DQ Read 916 1,014
427 DQ Write 941 1,427
463 DQ Mixed 962 1,170
714% 940 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 706 429 429 429 428 427 MB/s
Read 2,456
Write 2,143
Mixed 1,418
SusWrite 475
361% 1,623 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 87.2
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 1,457
DQ Mixed 1,167
902% 1,213 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1427 404 403 405 404 406 MB/s
Read 2,520
Write 2,253
Mixed 1546
SusWrite 575
384% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 81.6
269% 92.3 MB/s
DQ Read 994
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 882
646% 850 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 716 438 441 442 443 440 MB/s
Read 2485
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,529
SusWrite 486
374% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 80.1
263% 89.6 MB/s
DQ Read 939
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 889
648% 848 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1360 394 397 404 404 401 MB/s
Read 2,478
Write 2,273
Mixed 1,582
SusWrite 560
384% 1,723 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 75.7
251% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 915
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 843
612% 800 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 696 425 429 430 428 422 MB/s
Read 2,123
Write 1,958
Mixed 1,408
SusWrite 472
332% 1,490 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 79.4
275% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 985
DQ Write 876
DQ Mixed 924
695% 928 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 16,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 158% - Outstanding Total price: $569

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Good

2 months ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Excellent

2 months ago.

very very well Guys


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