Average Bench: 244% (55th of 1058)

Based on 68,360 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 143.7% 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 977MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,219MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 127%. 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 483MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 146MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 68,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,057 Read 2,219 2,630
585 Write 1,881 2,269
616 Mixed 1,343 1,628
329 SusWrite 483 583
330% 1,481 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.1 4K Read 61.9 69.1
67.3 4K Write 146 194
45.5 4K Mixed 79.5 95.8
273% 95.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
512 DQ Read 938 1,012
279 DQ Write 919 1,345
371 DQ Mixed 977 1,165
721% 945 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1271 420 380 382 382 394 MB/s
Read 2,438
Write 1,537
Mixed 1,373
SusWrite 538
326% 1,472 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 87.4
294% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 1053
DQ Mixed 1,106
811% 1,055 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1276 394 395 388 396 390 MB/s
Read 2,259
Write 1,657
Mixed 1,306
SusWrite 540
320% 1,441 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 76.4
262% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 1,093
789% 1,017 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 709 431 430 432 432 432 MB/s
Read 2,555
Write 2,270
Mixed 1,585
SusWrite 478
384% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 82.9
274% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 741
DQ Write 615
DQ Mixed 673
505% 676 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 528 428 429 430 430 425 MB/s
Read 2,338
Write 2,153
Mixed 1,542
SusWrite 445
361% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 85.8
290% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 871
DQ Write 716
DQ Mixed 750
574% 779 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1387 393 395 394 392 394 MB/s
Read 2,435
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,498
SusWrite 559
358% 1,609 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 71.8
237% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 933
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 774
566% 749 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 592 595 452 406 406 406 MB/s
Read 744
Write 595
Mixed 620
SusWrite 476
137% 609 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 81.2
270% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 767
DQ Write 607
DQ Mixed 1,091
707% 822 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 78,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,021

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

10 days ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Good

10 days ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

best budget ssd for games


Excellent

23 months ago.

very very well Guys


Excellent

11 months ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average


Excellent

9 months ago.

Best SSD I've ever had.


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