Average Bench: 240% (57th of 1058)

Based on 74,138 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 139.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 953MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,167MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 139%. 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.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 477MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 144MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 74,138 samples)
Min Avg Max
829 Read 2,167 2,625
584 Write 1,826 2,262
574 Mixed 1,315 1,621
340 SusWrite 477 582
322% 1,446 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.7 4K Read 62.1 69.3
60.6 4K Write 144 193
41.1 4K Mixed 78.8 95.7
271% 94.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
451 DQ Read 910 1,011
178 DQ Write 899 1,341
248 DQ Mixed 953 1,166
703% 921 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1391 398 402 407 407 408 MB/s
Read 2,604
Write 2,247
Mixed 1562
SusWrite 569
389% 1,745 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 91.8
316% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1001
DQ Write 1,162
DQ Mixed 1,163
854% 1,109 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1153 397 397 397 399 401 MB/s
Read 2,494
Write 2,215
Mixed 1,590
SusWrite 524
380% 1,706 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 86.3
294% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,003
DQ Write 1,024
DQ Mixed 1,108
807% 1,045 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.


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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 85,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 91%
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Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,011

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13 days ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


2 months ago.

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


11 months ago.

best budget ssd for games


2 years ago.

very very well Guys


14 months ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average


12 months ago.

Best SSD I've ever had.

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