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Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe

Price and performance details for the Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.

Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe

Description:  MZVLW256HEHP, M.2. PCI Express Gen3 x4

Drive Size:  238.5 GB

Other names:  SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-00000, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLW256, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000L2, PM961 NVMe SAMSUNG 256GB, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVLW256 SCSI Disk Device, NVMe PM961 NVMe SAMSU SCSI Disk Device, NVMe PM961 NVMe SAMSU, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000L7, PM961 NVMe SED Samsung 256GB, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000L1, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-000H7, SAMSUNG MZVLW256HEHP-00007, NVMe PM961 NVMe SED S

Drive First Benchmarked: 2016-09-18

Drive Rating/$Price: 619.81

Overall Rank:  2646

Last Price Change:  $22.99 USD (2023-07-17)

Average Drive Rating
14249
Samples: 2186

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,477 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write921 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)702 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD163 MBytes/Sec
MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$22.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$106.58 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 2000GB
52,614
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB
50,823
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB
49,208
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 1000GB
48,141
KINGSTON KC3000 1TB
46,084
KINGSTON SFYRS1000G
46,031
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,686
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
42,363
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
39,423
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
14,249
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2032240 - Feb 23 2024
15679
BL2032046 - Feb 23 2024
12562
BL2030673 - Feb 21 2024
13914
BL2030660 - Feb 21 2024
15945
BL2030642 - Feb 21 2024
10973