Average Bench: 340% (14th of 1058)

Based on 61,056 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 239.6% 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 1,139MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,422MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 166%. 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 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 62.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,056 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,444 Read 2,422 2,711
1,223 Write 2,139 2,568
1,074 Mixed 1,717 1,988
1,003 SusWrite 1,660 2,019
445% 1,984 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.4 4K Read 62.5 72.2
77 4K Write 161 242
55.6 4K Mixed 85.7 107
290% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
721 DQ Read 1,340 2,062
326 DQ Write 984 1,565
406 DQ Mixed 1,139 1,777
857% 1,154 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: 2486 2485 2496 1661 1424 1414 MB/s
Read 2,739
Write 2,488
Mixed 2,026
SusWrite 1,994
519% 2,312 MB/s
4K Read 75.5
4K Write 258
4K Mixed 112
395% 149 MB/s
DQ Read 2,104
DQ Write 1,702
DQ Mixed 1,853
1,401% 1,886 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2626 2644 2640 1635 1597 1588 MB/s
Read 2,761
Write 2,650
Mixed 1,994
SusWrite 2,122
535% 2,382 MB/s
4K Read 73.7
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 108
371% 137 MB/s
DQ Read 1,461
DQ Write 1,200
DQ Mixed 1,289
976% 1,317 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2458 2386 2250 1765 1443 1460 MB/s
Read 2,356
Write 2,186
Mixed 1,740
SusWrite 1,960
463% 2,060 MB/s
4K Read 65.7
4K Write 240
4K Mixed 107
364% 138 MB/s
DQ Read 2,004
DQ Write 1,614
DQ Mixed 1,761
1,331% 1,793 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2159 2280 2290 1865 1451 1462 MB/s
Read 2,320
Write 2,093
Mixed 1,763
SusWrite 1,918
455% 2,024 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 97.3
282% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,707
DQ Write 1,383
DQ Mixed 1,523
1,146% 1,538 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2398 2419 2419 1625 1415 1415 MB/s
Read 2,638
Write 2,412
Mixed 1,956
SusWrite 1,948
503% 2,239 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 93.5
314% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,180
DQ Write 892
DQ Mixed 1,018
766% 1,030 MB/s
776GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2212 2252 2263 1840 1700 1701 MB/s
Read 2,456
Write 2,162
Mixed 1,741
SusWrite 1,995
469% 2,089 MB/s
4K Read 66.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 79.4
269% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,410
DQ Write 1,108
DQ Mixed 1,259
942% 1,259 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1594 1467 1443 1464 1475 1488 MB/s
Read 2,595
Write 2,296
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 1,488
460% 2,051 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 81.8
268% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 878
657% 888 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1642 1611 1481 1474 1485 1476 MB/s
Read 2,574
Write 2,231
Mixed 1,786
SusWrite 1,528
455% 2,030 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 81.9
266% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,089
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 807
603% 815 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 84,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,301

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Good

8 months ago.

never had an issue with this seems very good and fast


Excellent

3 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

2 years ago.

gucci


Excellent

23 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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