Average Bench: 336% (15th of 1058)

Based on 41,276 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 235.5% 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 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,056MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,163MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 151%. 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 152MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 62.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,276 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,417 Read 2,418 2,702
1,254 Write 2,163 2,584
1,135 Mixed 1,728 2,004
1,046 SusWrite 1,691 2,040
449% 2,000 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.8 4K Read 62.1 69.4
74.5 4K Write 152 192
56.8 4K Mixed 84 99.1
282% 99.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
827 DQ Read 1,237 1,635
242 DQ Write 921 1,318
344 DQ Mixed 1,056 1,423
796% 1,072 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
944GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1476 1895 2406 1744 1380 1376 MB/s
Read 2,513
Write 2,319
Mixed 2,326
SusWrite 1,713
499% 2,217 MB/s
4K Read 80.1
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 97.4
359% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,597
DQ Write 1,214
DQ Mixed 1,400
1,048% 1,404 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1755 1569 1547 1562 1576 1572 MB/s
Read 2,692
Write 2,505
Mixed 1,894
SusWrite 1,597
487% 2,172 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 91
302% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1242
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 1,040
767% 1,020 MB/s
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1556 1346 1300 1323 1328 1355 MB/s
Read 2,598
Write 2,388
Mixed 1,848
SusWrite 1368
460% 2,051 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 85.2
280% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1244
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 1,073
793% 1,054 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1530 1289 1239 1220 1185 1166 MB/s
Read 2,516
Write 1,818
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 1,272
405% 1,813 MB/s
4K Read 63.3
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 87.7
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,239
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 1,033
785% 1,064 MB/s
610GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1709 1263 1281 1328 1381 1337 MB/s
Read 2,552
Write 1,899
Mixed 1,724
SusWrite 1,383
422% 1,889 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 65.6
211% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,404
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 185
277% 561 MB/s
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1170 1220 1160 1177 1136 1142 MB/s
Read 1,391
Write 1,102
Mixed 1,075
SusWrite 1,167
266% 1,184 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 77.1
255% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,127
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 936
705% 950 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1008 1000 988 1008 993 944 MB/s
Read 1,999
Write 1,463
Mixed 1,409
SusWrite 990
328% 1,465 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 50.1
165% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 65.2
DQ Mixed 128
172% 336 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 73,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,312

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Good

4 months ago.

never had an issue with this seems very good and fast


Good

2 years ago.

gucci


Excellent

19 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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