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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: 172.40

Overall Rank:  642

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

Average Drive Rating
16893
Samples: 250

Disk Test Suite Average Results for Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe

Sequential Read2,537 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write1,228 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)931 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD158 MBytes/Sec
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 3rd of July 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,667
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
40,823
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
39,047
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,322
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
37,115
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,386
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
32,268
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,368
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,052
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
16,893
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 3rd of July 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
266.60
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
226.99
Samsung SM961 256GB NVMe
172.40
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
129.59
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
116.70
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
48.89
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
BL1589320 - Jul 01 2022
17801
BL1589242 - Jul 01 2022
19856
BL1589109 - Jul 01 2022
20090
BL1586983 - Jun 26 2022
9839
BL1582658 - Jun 18 2022
20185