Average Bench: 341% (21st of 1071)

Based on 87,890 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 241.3% 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 1,182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,361MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 195%. 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 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 62.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 87,890 samples)
Min Avg Max
1383 Read 2,317 2,689
1,212 Write 2,122 2,585
1168 Mixed 1,846 2,417
914 SusWrite 1,741 2,490
451% 2,006 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.3 4K Read 62.6 80.6
79.8 4K Write 154 229
54.4 4K Mixed 85.5 117
286% 101 MB/s
Min Avg Max
765 DQ Read 1,361 2,064
457 DQ Write 1,048 1,665
606 DQ Mixed 1,182 1,828
890% 1,197 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2367 2364 2371 1823 1485 1485 MB/s
Read 2,563
Write 2,434
Mixed 1,903
SusWrite 1,982
499% 2,221 MB/s
4K Read 64.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 86.4
294% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1402
DQ Write 1,121
DQ Mixed 1,220
924% 1,247 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2224 2250 2316 1716 1462 1456 MB/s
Read 2,565
Write 2,411
Mixed 1,928
SusWrite 1,904
495% 2,202 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 88.9
307% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 990
DQ Mixed 1,145
861% 1,157 MB/s
981GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1762 1789 1782 1830 1615 1445 MB/s
Read 2,521
Write 1,844
Mixed 1,679
SusWrite 1,704
434% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 64.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 90.6
304% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,419
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 1,260
949% 1,275 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1349 1385 1411 1434 1448 1418 MB/s
Read 2,524
Write 2,476
Mixed 1,778
SusWrite 1,408
459% 2,047 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 82.9
274% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1286
DQ Write 978
DQ Mixed 1,106
834% 1,123 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1857 1567 1460 1414 1373 1428 MB/s
Read 2,500
Write 2,336
Mixed 1,705
SusWrite 1,516
452% 2,014 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 81.7
271% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 801
DQ Mixed 998
741% 989 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1574 1731 1752 1954 1956 1961 MB/s
Read 1,881
Write 1,736
Mixed 1,753
SusWrite 1,821
405% 1,798 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 61.8
193% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,376
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 1,131
848% 1,142 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 19,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,208

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 Comments

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1 month ago.

Super fast and decreased stuttering and load times in every game. 2TB will last me forever


Good

20 months ago.

never had an issue with this seems very good and fast


Excellent

15 months ago.

Fast, low profile and reliable. It is a bit more expensive than I'd like however you're buying the near fail proof Samsung name. Pay a premium and never worry


Good

3 years ago.

gucci


Excellent

2 years 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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