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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: 172.31

Overall Rank:  889

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

Average Drive Rating
16885
Samples: 254

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,535 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,228 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)932 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD158 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 9th of August 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,841
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,363
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
39,222
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,561
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,163
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,419
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
32,452
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,393
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
29,934
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
16,885
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 9th of August 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
277.19
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
270.46
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
236.23
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
172.31
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
107.19
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
49.11
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
0.00
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1603887 - Jul 29 2022
16505
BL1598068 - Jul 19 2022
20334
BL1598009 - Jul 19 2022
19869
BL1592574 - Jul 08 2022
8703
BL1589320 - Jul 01 2022
17801