Average Bench: 243% (37th of 1011)

Based on 12,965 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 142.7% 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 984MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,173MB/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 508MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,965 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,069 Read 2,173 2,613
808 Write 1,910 2,274
728 Mixed 1,353 1,616
403 SusWrite 508 583
331% 1,486 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.7 4K Read 60.2 68.5
61 4K Write 143 191
42.7 4K Mixed 78.3 94.7
267% 93.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
466 DQ Read 919 1,014
380 DQ Write 982 1,482
438 DQ Mixed 984 1,170
731% 962 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 520 419 420 420 419 412 MB/s
Read 2,637
Write 2,251
Mixed 1,620
SusWrite 435
386% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 71.1
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 103
361% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,007
DQ Write 1,396
DQ Mixed 1,166
891% 1,190 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1180 401 405 403 406 407 MB/s
Read 2516
Write 1,932
Mixed 1,496
SusWrite 534
360% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 67.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 91.5
309% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 1,200
DQ Mixed 1,165
861% 1,125 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1313 398 398 399 399 400 MB/s
Read 2500
Write 2,238
Mixed 1536
SusWrite 551
380% 1,706 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 77.5
258% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 942
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 889
645% 841 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1429 403 405 408 409 408 MB/s
Read 1,792
Write 1723
Mixed 1,249
SusWrite 577
299% 1,335 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 82.6
278% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 1,428
DQ Mixed 1,155
890% 1,194 MB/s
202GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1484 407 406 402 402 403 MB/s
Read 2,354
Write 2,108
Mixed 1,555
SusWrite 584
368% 1,650 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 60
212% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 875
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 853
617% 802 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 21,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $552

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 Comments

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1 month 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

5 months ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Excellent

27 days ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

very very well Guys


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