PCMark 8’s Consistency test provides a huge amount of performance data, so here we’ve looked a little closer at how the Samsung 970 PRO performs in each of the benchmarks test suites.
Adobe Creative Cloud
As usual it’s the Adobe Photoshop Heavy trace that stresses the drive the most, although it’s quite unusual to see the Indesign stress the drive quite so much. The recovery of the drive from both Photoshop traces is very good.
The Word trace stresses the drive the most and its recovery isn’t the smoothest we’ve ever seen, with the performance dropping off before picking up again.
The drive sails through both casual gaming tests without any real drop in performance anywhere in the test runs.