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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: 170.37

Overall Rank:  1142

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

Average Drive Rating
16694
Samples: 292

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,518 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,205 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)918 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD157 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 10th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,978
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
41,533
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
40,294
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
38,199
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,129
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,589
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
33,152
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,711
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
29,584
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
16,694
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 10th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
348.90
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
318.14
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
305.62
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
170.37
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
112.56
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
50.45
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
BL1690184 - Dec 08 2022
13323
BL1689192 - Dec 07 2022
16434
BL1685724 - Dec 03 2022
19887
BL1685611 - Dec 03 2022
17871
BL1677491 - Nov 23 2022
17671