Average Bench: 338% (11th of 1040)

Based on 13,238 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB

Outstanding average bench

The Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 237.5% 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 1,097MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,128MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 164%. 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 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 61.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,338 Read 2,371 2,696
1,149 Write 2,128 2,600
1,037 Mixed 1,710 2,007
1,059 SusWrite 1,748 2,073
447% 1,989 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.3 4K Read 61.5 68.6
78.2 4K Write 149 190
57.3 4K Mixed 83.4 98
279% 97.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
709 DQ Read 1,226 1,606
332 DQ Write 992 1,387
448 DQ Mixed 1,097 1,457
824% 1,105 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1209 1552 1589 1621 1595 1620 MB/s
Read 2,630
Write 2,482
Mixed 1,880
SusWrite 1,531
478% 2,131 MB/s
4K Read 65.1
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 92.8
314% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,355
DQ Write 1,116
DQ Mixed 1,234
924% 1,235 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1847 1866 1872 1916 1636 1614 MB/s
Read 2,557
Write 1,919
Mixed 1,743
SusWrite 1792
449% 2,003 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 84.8
278% 96.4 MB/s
DQ Read 61.8
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 704
402% 386 MB/s
856GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2033 2026 2030 1988 1347 1314 MB/s
Read 2,000
Write 2,002
Mixed 1,639
SusWrite 1,790
418% 1,857 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 69.7
226% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 910
684% 916 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2155 2151 2213 1730 1184 1083 MB/s
Read 692
Write 2049
Mixed 769
SusWrite 1,753
301% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 79.5
257% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 882
661% 882 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1340 1413 1459 1808 1790 1556 MB/s
Read 1,959
Write 1,832
Mixed 1548
SusWrite 1,561
388% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 37.9
123% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 134
100% 132 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 645 641 653 655 655 655 MB/s
Read 753
Write 650
Mixed 668
SusWrite 651
153% 680 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 85.5
279% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 667
DQ Mixed 945
638% 770 MB/s
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Typical 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 7,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 165%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 164%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $2,425

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Excellent

5 months ago.

never had an issue with this seems very good and fast


Good

14 months ago.

gucci


Excellent

9 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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