Average Bench: 251% (38th of 1021)

Based on 35,778 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 151.2% 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 999MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,279MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 113%. 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 507MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 151MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 35,778 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,248 Read 2,279 2,626
1,018 Write 2,004 2,270
950 Mixed 1,423 1,633
398 SusWrite 507 582
346% 1,553 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.8 4K Read 60.6 68.9
66 4K Write 151 192
50.5 4K Mixed 82.2 95.4
277% 98 MB/s
Min Avg Max
571 DQ Read 946 1,012
358 DQ Write 989 1,443
369 DQ Mixed 999 1,168
743% 978 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1392 399 401 403 404 404 MB/s
Read 2,608
Write 2,271
Mixed 1,635
SusWrite 567
394% 1,770 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 96.9
324% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 1,065
786% 1,031 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 722 411 411 411 411 411 MB/s
Read 2,527
Write 1,848
Mixed 1,492
SusWrite 463
351% 1,582 MB/s
4K Read 67.4
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 91.3
309% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 1,202
DQ Mixed 1171
865% 1,129 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1345 437 403 405 405 406 MB/s
Read 1,866
Write 1,840
Mixed 1,220
SusWrite 567
307% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 89.7
312% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 997
DQ Write 1,241
DQ Mixed 1,148
858% 1,128 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 530 393 391 390 389 383 MB/s
Read 2,481
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,527
SusWrite 413
324% 1,465 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 72.2
237% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 731
DQ Write 425
DQ Mixed 582
432% 579 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 580 423 362 365 366 MB/s
Read 727
Write 597
Mixed 610
SusWrite 445
133% 595 MB/s
4K Read 64.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 83.8
279% 95.7 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 623
DQ Mixed 1,016
674% 806 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,444,441 SSDs tested.


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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 57,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 108%
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $739

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12 months ago.

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1 month ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average

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