Average Bench: 328% (16th of 1055)

Based on 24,650 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 228.4% 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 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,038MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,112MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 168%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 60.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,650 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,203 Read 2,341 2,701
1,084 Write 2,112 2,605
1,043 Mixed 1,690 1,981
958 SusWrite 1,684 2,061
439% 1,957 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.6 4K Read 60.5 68.3
68.3 4K Write 144 189
56.7 4K Mixed 81.4 97.6
272% 95.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
738 DQ Read 1,191 1523
162 DQ Write 934 1,324
294 DQ Mixed 1,038 1,400
783% 1,054 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2601 1861 2610 1856 1056 1526 MB/s
Read 2,706
Write 2,626
Mixed 1,985
SusWrite 1,918
519% 2,309 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 98.2
331% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1417
DQ Write 1,158
DQ Mixed 1,310
974% 1295 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2206 2215 2149 1908 1532 1542 MB/s
Read 2,297
Write 2140
Mixed 1,622
SusWrite 1,925
449% 1,996 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 79.9
269% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,477
DQ Write 1219
DQ Mixed 1,339
1,005% 1,345 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1488 1498 1462 1452 1429 1425 MB/s
Read 2,688
Write 2,507
Mixed 1,961
SusWrite 1,459
483% 2,154 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 91.6
317% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,308
DQ Write 1,147
DQ Mixed 1,180
898% 1,212 MB/s
796GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2174 2192 2314 1889 1505 1566 MB/s
Read 2,322
Write 1,881
Mixed 1792
SusWrite 1,940
446% 1,984 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 80.4
262% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,130
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 1,006
762% 1,026 MB/s
797GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1084 1625 1512 1471 1479 1480 MB/s
Read 2,543
Write 1,940
Mixed 1,716
SusWrite 1,442
427% 1,910 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 87.5
288% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,187
DQ Write 1,049
DQ Mixed 1,082
821% 1,106 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2016 1993 1986 1946 1523 1433 MB/s
Read 2,557
Write 2,022
Mixed 1,783
SusWrite 1,816
458% 2,044 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 60.6
212% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,222
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 257
293% 534 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2076 1983 2017 2022 1361 1336 MB/s
Read 2,037
Write 1,987
Mixed 1,438
SusWrite 1,799
408% 1,815 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 69.1
226% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 828
DQ Write 587
DQ Mixed 791
568% 735 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 434 411 438 440 422 MB/s
Read 2,663
Write 2,445
Mixed 1,914
SusWrite 449
417% 1,868 MB/s
4K Read 67
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 91.3
305% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,318
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 1,074
785% 1,040 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1582 1506 1518 1545 1489 1379 MB/s
Read 2,316
Write 1,854
Mixed 1611
SusWrite 1,503
408% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 62.8
207% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 932
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 320
289% 463 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 52,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 108%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,412

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Good

11 days ago.

never had an issue with this seems very good and fast


Good

17 months ago.

gucci


Excellent

12 months ago.

With the Samsung NVME 3.2 drivers (3.3 can't download from Samsung site yet) I get Sequential Read: 2,686. Sequential write 2,547. Note: My rig is 6 years old... i7-5930k and MSI x99S SLI PLUS mobo

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