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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: 133.24

Overall Rank:  2936

Last Price Change:  $106.58 USD (2023-08-08)

Average Drive Rating
14201
Samples: 2388

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,506 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write921 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)701 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD163 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 2000GB
52,404
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 2TB
50,739
Samsung SSD 990 PRO 1TB
49,116
WD BLACK SN850X NVMe 1000GB
48,136
KINGSTON SFYRS1000G
46,133
KINGSTON KC3000 1TB
45,853
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
42,783
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
42,368
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
39,489
Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
14,201
Last 5 Baselines for Samsung PM961 256GB NVMe
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL2101798 - May 15 2024
16671
BL2101305 - May 15 2024
10306
BL2100954 - May 14 2024
16704
BL2100863 - May 14 2024
12984
BL2100389 - May 14 2024
15357