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Samsung PM951 NVMe 512 GB

Samsung PM951 NVMe 512 GB is a solid state drive with a capacity of 512 GB. It relies on the modern/not-so-modern ?? interface for data transfer.

SSDs are way faster than conventional hard drives, however they do not offer the same price-capacity ratio just yet.

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TypeSSD
SizeM.2 inch
Size512 GB
Interface
Announced01.11.2015

Benchmarks

AS SSD - Copy Game MB/s
min: 347     avg: 672.4     median: 768 (41%)     max: 804 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy Program MB/s
min: 211     avg: 281.9     median: 295 (30%)     max: 325 MB/s
AS SSD - Copy ISO MB/s
min: 339     avg: 805.7     median: 878 (27%)     max: 1126 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Total
min: 681     avg: 2164.8     median: 2410 (32%)     max: 3158 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Write
min: 54     avg: 521.8     median: 669 (19%)     max: 694 MB/s
AS SSD - Score Read
min: 441     avg: 1116.5     median: 1173 (46%)     max: 1679 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Write *
min: 0     avg: 1.1 (0%)     max: 4 MB/s
AS SSD - Access Time Read *
0.1 MB/s (0%)
AS SSD - 4K-64 Write
min: 38     avg: 393.8     median: 502 (16%)     max: 532 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K-64 Read
min: 288     avg: 937.6     median: 982 (43%)     max: 1496 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Write
min: 0     avg: 82.1     median: 105 (1%)     max: 116 MB/s
AS SSD - 4K Read
min: 31     avg: 34.6     median: 34 (13%)     max: 38 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Write
min: 150     avg: 460.5     median: 560 (14%)     max: 569 MB/s
AS SSD - Seq Read
min: 1184     avg: 1443.5     median: 1505 (31%)     max: 1578 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k QD32
min: 225     avg: 303.7     median: 234 (31%)     max: 482 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k QD32
min: 254     avg: 487.3     median: 542 (57%)     max: 610 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 4k
min: 104     avg: 129.8     median: 132 (52%)     max: 142 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 4k
min: 37     avg: 40.1     median: 41 (1%)     max: 42 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write 512
min: 176     avg: 443.5     median: 588 (14%)     max: 595 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read 512
min: 428     avg: 583.8     median: 615 (26%)     max: 674 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Write Seq
min: 525     avg: 577.3     median: 589 (14%)     max: 593 MB/s
CrystalDiskMark 3.0 - Read Seq
min: 984     avg: 1209.7     median: 1263 (36%)     max: 1291 MB/s
PCMark 8 - Storage Score v2
min: 4895     avg: 4982.3     median: 5026 (98%)     max: 5026 Points
HD Tune Transfer Rate Minimum
min: 111     avg: 412.9     median: 412 (21%)     max: 714 MB/s
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Notebook reviews with Samsung PM951 NVMe 512 GB

Alienware 17 R3 (A17-9935): Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 17.3", 3.7 kg
  Review » Alienware 17 R3 Notebook Review

Dell XPS 12 9250 4K: Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel HD Graphics 515, 12.5", 1.3 kg
  Review » Dell XPS 12 9250 4K Convertible Review

Dell XPS 13 9350 WQXGA: Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Iris Graphics 540, 13.3", 1.3 kg
  Review » Dell XPS 13 9350 (i7-6560U, QHD+) Ultrabook Review

Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD: Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6", 2 kg
  Review » Dell XPS 15 9550 (Core i7, FHD) Notebook Review

Dell XPS 15-9550 i7: Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6", 2.1 kg
  Review » Dell XPS 15 9550 (i7, 512GB, UHD) InfinityEdge Notebook Review

Alienware 17 R3 (A17-9935): Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, 17.3", 3.7 kg
  External Review » Alienware 17 R3 (A17-9935)

Dell XPS 12 9250 4K: Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel HD Graphics 515, 12.5", 1.3 kg
  External Review » Dell XPS 12 9250 4K

Dell XPS 13 9350 WQXGA: Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Iris Graphics 540, 13.3", 1.3 kg
  External Review » Dell XPS 13 9350 WQXGA

Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD: Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6", 2 kg
  External Review » Dell XPS 15 9550 i7 FHD

Dell XPS 15-9550 i7: Intel Core i7-6700HQ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6", 2.1 kg
  External Review » Dell XPS 15-9550, Core i7

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-11- 7)