Average Bench: 250% (42nd of 1034)

Based on 52,475 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 250GB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 149.5% 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 1,016MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,255MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 105%. 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 498MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 151MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,475 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,329 Read 2,255 2,619
1,070 Write 1,969 2,264
988 Mixed 1,395 1,620
398 SusWrite 498 584
341% 1,529 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.7 4K Read 60.3 68.4
78.3 4K Write 151 192
51 4K Mixed 81.6 95.2
276% 97.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
699 DQ Read 958 1,012
406 DQ Write 998 1,400
456 DQ Mixed 1,016 1,168
754% 991 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1489 390 391 391 393 393 MB/s
Read 2,624
Write 2,265
Mixed 1,634
SusWrite 574
395% 1,774 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 91.9
317% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 1,165
DQ Mixed 1160
853% 1,109 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 376 386 389 389 388 MB/s
Read 2,618
Write 2,235
Mixed 1,612
SusWrite 525
389% 1,748 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 85.6
302% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 973
DQ Write 1,158
DQ Mixed 1,149
843% 1,094 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 582 487 422 417 419 417 MB/s
Read 2,579
Write 2,248
Mixed 1,589
SusWrite 457
383% 1,718 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 86.2
299% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,000
DQ Write 1067
DQ Mixed 1148
832% 1,072 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 548 433 433 434 433 431 MB/s
Read 2,220
Write 1,802
Mixed 1,254
SusWrite 452
318% 1,432 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 79.4
267% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,001
DQ Write 1,228
DQ Mixed 1,152
858% 1,127 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 742 432 438 439 440 433 MB/s
Read 2,216
Write 2,109
Mixed 1523
SusWrite 487
354% 1,584 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 69.1
235% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 791
DQ Write 571
DQ Mixed 737
535% 700 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 727 434 435 435 435 431 MB/s
Read 2,323
Write 2171
Mixed 1,528
SusWrite 483
363% 1,626 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 60.7
198% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 237
177% 234 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 533 436 436 438 438 436 MB/s
Read 586
Write 501
Mixed 524
SusWrite 453
116% 516 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 68.6
223% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 1,134
732% 848 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 42,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $984

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19 days ago.

Newer generation with slight improvement.


Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

best budget ssd for games


Excellent

16 months ago.

very very well Guys


Excellent

5 months ago.

So powerful mine always bench way above average


Excellent

2 months ago.

Best SSD I've ever had.


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