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Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe

Price and performance details for the Samsung SM961 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 SM961 256GB NVMe

Description:  Model: MZVPW256HEGL, M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4

Drive Size:  238.5 GB

Other names:  SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-00000, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPW256, NVMe SAMSUNG MZVPW256 SCSI Disk Device, SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-000H1, SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-000L7, SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-00007, SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-000L2, SAMSUNG MZVPW256HEGL-000H7

Drive First Benchmarked: 2016-08-20

Drive Rating/$Price: 171.65

Overall Rank:  2180

Last Price Change:  $97.99 USD (2021-10-03)

Average Drive Rating
16820
Samples: 472

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,652 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,251 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)945 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD158 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 3rd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 2000GB
52,583
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB
50,797
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB
49,178
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 1000GB
48,156
KINGSTON SFYRS1000G
46,060
KINGSTON KC3000 1TB
46,054
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,696
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
42,369
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
39,430
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
16,820
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2037504 - Feb 29 2024
16851
BL2036380 - Feb 28 2024
16608
BL2036371 - Feb 28 2024
15909
BL2035960 - Feb 27 2024
17510
BL2035693 - Feb 27 2024
17460