Average Bench: 248% (49th of 1058)

Based on 87,753 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 148.4% 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 987MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,203MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 137%. 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 473MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87,753 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,120 Read 2,203 2,648
635 Write 1,854 2,262
641 Mixed 1,348 1,623
304 SusWrite 473 580
327% 1,470 MB/s
Min Avg Max
43.5 4K Read 63.8 74.4
67 4K Write 160 246
49.4 4K Mixed 83 107
288% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
629 DQ Read 957 1,012
296 DQ Write 961 1,578
314 DQ Mixed 987 1,168
734% 968 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1492 404 402 404 405 404 MB/s
Read 2,702
Write 2,260
Mixed 1,642
SusWrite 585
400% 1,797 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 233
4K Mixed 79.5
328% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 991
DQ Write 1,253
DQ Mixed 1,149
860% 1,131 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1311 407 395 396 396 396 MB/s
Read 2,362
Write 1,813
Mixed 1,415
SusWrite 550
341% 1,535 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 80.9
275% 96.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,004
DQ Write 1452
DQ Mixed 1,148
890% 1,201 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1456 389 389 392 387 378 MB/s
Read 2371
Write 2,106
Mixed 1,475
SusWrite 565
363% 1,629 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 77.7
266% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 977
DQ Mixed 1,100
797% 1,029 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1208 380 386 390 387 391 MB/s
Read 2466
Write 2,208
Mixed 1,528
SusWrite 524
375% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 73.8
250% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 928
DQ Mixed 1,026
754% 988 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 741 408 408 408 408 407 MB/s
Read 1,832
Write 1859
Mixed 1,249
SusWrite 463
302% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 86.3
293% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,005
DQ Write 1,249
DQ Mixed 1161
866% 1,139 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 113,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 100%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $956

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

22 months ago.

best budget ssd for games


Excellent

3 years ago.

very very well Guys


Excellent

2 years ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average


Excellent

23 months ago.

Best SSD I've ever had.


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